Element record L5607 - Earthworks west of Bleasby Church


BUILDING PLATFORM (Medieval); MOUND (Medieval); BANK (EARTHWORK) (Medieval)


Grid reference Centred SK 71750 49584 (152m by 130m)
Map sheet SK74NW
District Newark
Civil Parish Bleasby, Newark


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Old village mounds. Possibly Med (churchyard). (1)
(To W of church) Settlement earthworks. The southern terrace has a number of small linear banks on its surface. Another terraced area in the north corner wraps round a building platform. A boundary bank crosses the NW corner of the churchyard. (2)
Hachure survey of earthworks. The plot adjacent to the church … contains a series of low earthworks, reputedly associated with the medieval vicarage, which occupied the site. (3)
See L10964 for nearby excavation.

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

Plan in tank (3)

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

4 colour prints, 14/19-21,23 (negs F59/5,6), SMR

<1> Houldsworth HO, --/06/1953, OS Corr 6in (Personal comment). SNT797.

<2> TPAT, 1996, Village Earthwork Survey III (Published document). SNT1361.

<3> TPAT, Feb 1992, A Hachure Survey of Earthworks Adjacent to St. Mary's Church, Bleasby, Nottinghamshire (Unpublished document). SNT2141.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • <1> Personal comment: Houldsworth HO. --/06/1953. OS Corr 6in.
  • <2> Published document: TPAT. 1996. Village Earthwork Survey III.
  • <3> Unpublished document: TPAT. Feb 1992. A Hachure Survey of Earthworks Adjacent to St. Mary's Church, Bleasby, Nottinghamshire.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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