Monument record MDR11568 - Roseland Wood, Langwith, Scarcliffe

Type and Period (1)

  • ? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

By 1330 the Bassett family, who held Langwith Bassett, had two parks or great hunting grounds at Langwith. One of these was probably the area around Langwith Wood [see SMR 12328]. Roseland Wood with its small salient of rough pasture in the north-east sector is roughly the area of the Bassetts' second hunting park. It is possibly the hunting ground of the mid-13th century Dean of Lincoln. (1, 2) Recent research has indicated that the second park was further to the north-east, lying on the east side of Upper Langwith [see SMR 29221], as shown by field names on William Senior's map of 1611. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 3363. 3363.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Sinar, J. Upper Langwith and Scarcliffe Lanes (unpublished notes).
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Wiltshire, M & Woore, S. 2009. Medieval Parks of Derbyshire. p 148.



Grid reference Centred SK 49868 67401 (1041m by 1206m)

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Record last edited

Jul 22 2019 3:03PM

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