Element record L4871 - Bank at Toad Holes Wood, Blyth


DITCH (Unknown); BANK (EARTHWORK) (Unknown)


Grid reference SK 61599 88199 (point)
Map sheet SK68NW
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Blyth, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

An entrenchment is on the W side of Toad Holes Wood, not quite a mile to the NW of the village. Listed under "unclassified earthworks". (1)
Bank 5m wide, 70cm high with a shallow ditch on each side at the edge of Toad Holes Wood. (2) (3)
This feature is a floodbank maintained by the Whitewater drainage board. It is not an antiquity. (4)

<1> VCH, 1906, Notts, p 312 (Published document). SNT1383.

<2> OS, 1923, 1:2500, County Series 1923 (Map). SNT1032.

Other Refs: 5/13

<3> TVARC, 1980, Gazetteer, p 16 (Published document). SNT401.

<4> Wardale CF, 1959, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1394.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Published document: VCH. 1906. Notts. 1. p 312.
  • <2> Map: OS. 1923. 1:2500, County Series 1923.
  • <3> Published document: TVARC. 1980. Gazetteer. p 16 .
  • <4> Personal comment: Wardale CF. 1959. Pers Comm.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (4)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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