Monument record M17673 - Gallows mound, (Blyth Law), Hodsock


GALLOWS (Medieval)


Grid reference SK 64000 84620 (point)
Map sheet SK68SW
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Hodsock, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Mound man made, from alluvial material. No datable objects were found. Historical evidence suggests the mound was the site of the gallows for both the Priory of Blyth and the Lords of Hodsock. (2)
A large mound with a max diameter of 38.0m and a max height of 3.2m. (3)

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

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<1> VCH, 1906, Notts, p 314 (Published document). SNT1383.

<2> Thoroton Society, 1942, TTS, pp 15-18 (Published document). SNT359.

<3> White GF, 1968, Blyth Law Hill Excavation (Monograph). SNT1411.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • <1> Published document: VCH. 1906. Notts. 1. p 314.
  • <2> Published document: Thoroton Society. 1942. TTS. 46. pp 15-18.
  • <3> Monograph: White GF. 1968. Blyth Law Hill Excavation.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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