Element record L7894 - Earthwork complex, N of Soar Lane, Sutton Bonington




Grid reference Centred SK 50190 25774 (400m by 335m)
Map sheet SK52NW
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Sutton Bonington, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (5)

Full Description

A former track/road, marked by a notable hollow, runs NNW-SSE just W of the railway line, its line running beneath the modern road, Marl Pit Hill and down into the village. It branches WSW towards Soar Lane. Many field system earthworks are preserved to W of this, including linear, boundary banks, ridge and furrow and furlong boundaries. Possible settlement earthworks survive. A single terrace platform within the field system to the N of Soar Lane. (1)
Grid ref centred.
See M23, M62 for nearby Framework knitter's cottages, L9015 for earthworks to S, L7896 for hollow, M8916 for flood bank.

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

11 colour print, 2/36,37 3/1,5-8,12-15 (negs F43/6,7, 44/1,2,3) SMR

<1> TPAT, 1996, Village Earthwork Survey III (Published document). SNT1361.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • <1> Published document: TPAT. 1996. Village Earthwork Survey III.

Finds (0)

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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