Element record L5101 - Logboat, River Idle near Mattersey Thorpe


FINDSPOT (Early Medieval)


Grid reference SK 68440 90010 (point)
Map sheet SK69SE
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Mattersey, Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Everton, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

--/12/1981 - logboat dredged out of the N bank of the R Idle during river works near Mattersey Thorpe. The boat is hollowed out of one piece of oak, canoe-shaped, with pointed bow and stern and sides shaped to give a keel like bottom. 13.5m long and 0.87m across at the gunwales. Now at National Maritime Museum at Greenwich, being stabilised and studied. C14 date of c 460 AD. (1)

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

Corr, Parish file

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

(2), Parish file

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

8 colour print, SMR

<1> Bishop M, 1983, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT485.

<2> Severn Trent, --/04/1983, Downstream News (Published document). SNT146.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • <1> Personal comment: Bishop M. 1983. Pers Comm.
  • <2> Published document: Severn Trent. --/04/1983. Downstream News.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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