Monument record M8713 - Deserted village of Haughton, Haughton


DESERTED SETTLEMENT? (Medieval to Tudor)


Grid reference SK 69100 72999 (point)
Map sheet SK67SE
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Haughton, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

The village and chapel were enclosed in 1509. (1)
Haughton is Hocton in DB, became Haughton in 1316. (2)
(SK 692730) Of the Med village of Haughton, only the ruined church remains (M 4453). It had a tax relief of 42% in 1434. Listed under "villages with separate mention in 1316 and in the tax list of 1334". (3)
Site of deserted Med village of Haughton. (4)
No trace of the former village, now under arable and pasture. Owned by British Coal, the tenant farmer knows of no remains or finds but the presence of the original village is known locally by repute. (5)
See M 4453 - chapel, M 4451 - Haughton Hall

<1> Thoroton Society, 1931, TTS, p 8 (Published document). SNT351.

<2> Gover, Mawer & Stenton, 1940, Place Names of Nottinghamshire, p 81 (Published document). SNT670.

<3> Beresford M, 1963, Lost Villages of England - 2nd edn, p 377 (Published document). SNT476.

<4> Beresford M and Hurst JG, 1971, Deserted Medieval Villages: Studies (Published document). SNT477.

<5> Colquhoun FD, 1974, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT582.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Published document: Thoroton Society. 1931. TTS. 35. p 8.
  • <2> Published document: Gover, Mawer & Stenton. 1940. Place Names of Nottinghamshire. EPNS. p 81.
  • <3> Published document: Beresford M. 1963. Lost Villages of England - 2nd edn. p 377.
  • <4> Published document: Beresford M and Hurst JG. 1971. Deserted Medieval Villages: Studies.
  • <5> Personal comment: Colquhoun FD. 1974. Pers Comm.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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