Monument record M8874 - E Med Inhumation, Aslockton


INHUMATION (Early Medieval)


Grid reference SK 74109 40489 (point)
Map sheet SK74SW
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Aslockton, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

In January 1893, Mr F Pritchatt, while opening a new gravel pit in the Barnfield, came upon the remains of a warrior, lying buried with his feet to the west, at a depth of 3ft 6in from the surface. A straight 2 edged sword, with a blade 29in long and 2in wide, was found at the right of the body, pointing NW; and a lance-head, with a blade 3in long and a socket 2.5in long, lay near the left foot. Other bones have been turned up on the site. From measurements of some of the bones it is evident that the stature of the living subject was about 5ft 4in. The relics are in the possession of Capt Montagu Hall of Whatton Manor, who kindly furnished this account. (1) (2)
At above grid ref on (5).
See L1517 for adjacent cropmark, L1513 for cross refs.

<1> VCH, 1906, Notts, p 197 (Published document). SNT1383.

<2> Page S, 1892-3, Notts and Derbys Notes and Queries, p 107 (Article in serial). SNT267.

<3> Notts Gaz Comm, Thoroton Gazetteer (Index). SNT957.

<4> Meaney A, 1964, A Gazetteer of Early Anglo-Saxon Burial Sites, p 200 (Published document). SNT913.

<5> OS, 1920, 1:2500, County Series 1920 (Map). SNT1029.

Other Refs: 44/1

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Published document: VCH. 1906. Notts. 1. p 197.
  • <2> Article in serial: Page S. 1892-3. Notts and Derbys Notes and Queries. Antiquarian Discovery at Aslockton, Notts. 1. p 107.
  • <3> Index: Notts Gaz Comm. Thoroton Gazetteer.
  • <4> Published document: Meaney A. 1964. A Gazetteer of Early Anglo-Saxon Burial Sites. p 200.
  • <5> Map: OS. 1920. 1:2500, County Series 1920.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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