Monument record M8962 - Wigthorpe Shrunken Village




Grid reference SK 59150 83400 (point)
Map sheet SK58SE
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Carlton in Lindrick, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A complex of earthworks lie to the N of Wigthorpe Farm. The earthworks comprise both E-W and N-S aligned ridge and furrow, an E-W boundary bank dividing 2 areas of ridge and furrow, a number of substantial mounds in the SE part of the field and a series of smaller mounds in the SW corner of the field. The line of a track may run through the SE corner, aligned from the Hall to the farm. A N-S aligned lynchet lies at the W end of a garden opposite Wigthorpe Farm. A large E-W bank and a circular hollow, perhaps marking an infilled well or shaft, lie in a pasture field SW of Wigthorpe House. (1)

Data Held: Aerial Photograph (Aerial photograph). SNT2645.

1 colour slide, 94.152/6; 3 BW print, 94.155/6-8, SMR

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

6 colour print, CP 232-6,239 (negs F11/1,2,3), SMR

<1> TPAT, 1994, Village Earthwork Survey I (Published document). SNT1359.

<2> Fairey Surveys, 1971, Vertical Air Photos (Aerial photograph). SNT681.

Other Refs: 6/224-5,1992 45/213-4,230-2

<3> Cox CD, 1994, Air photos (Aerial photograph). SNT588.

Other Refs: C94.24/9-19

Sources/Archives (5)

  • --- Aerial photograph: Data Held: Aerial Photograph.
  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • <1> Published document: TPAT. 1994. Village Earthwork Survey I.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Fairey Surveys. 1971. Vertical Air Photos.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Cox CD. 1994. Air photos.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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