Element record L9226 - Earthworks, Cropwell Bishop


RIDGE AND FURROW (Medieval to Post Medieval); TRACKWAY (Medieval to Post Medieval); BUILDING PLATFORM (Medieval to Post Medieval); HOLLOW (Medieval to Post Medieval); MOUND (Medieval to Post Medieval)


Grid reference SK 68089 35330 (point)
Map sheet SK63NE
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Cropwell Bishop, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (5)

Full Description

East of Kinoulton Road. North/south and east/west ridge and furrow with a shalllow trackway, 5m wide, running east/west along the north side of the 2 surviving lands of east/west ridge and furrow, in the east of the area. Ridge and furrow cannot be seen in the eastern field, which has a very uneven surface with numerous mounds and hollows. …Other earthworks might suggest settlement. The central field has well preserved north/south ridge and furrow and is partly affected by the trackway. …A line of 3 very large platforms runs along the western boundary to the south. At the north end of the field next to roaf, is divided into two property plots,each with a terraced building platform. West of Kinoulton Road, east/west ridge and furrow. (1)
Grid ref centred.
See M7618 for gypsum quarry.
See also L5419 for building plot.

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

13 colour print, 4/24-32,36-39 (negs F17/4,5,6,7 F18/1), SMR

<1> TPAT, 1995, Village Earthwork Survey II (Published document). SNT1360.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • <1> Published document: TPAT. 1995. Village Earthwork Survey II.

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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