Monument record MDR1754 - Shrunken medieval village, north-east of Wheston Hall, Wheston
Type and Period (2)
- SHRUNKEN VILLAGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- LYNCHET (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- None recorded
SK 1335 7640 : WHESTON, SHRUNKEN MEDIEVAL VILLAGE Evidence of platforms etc., indicating shrinkage of the medieval village of Wheston. (1). A few lynchets and banks at the sites of the old boundaries can be identified. These are examples that the village has contracted. It is unclear when the contraction took place. The village was first documented in 1225 (2) but it may be earlier in origin. (3).
- <1> SDR10617 Index: NDAT. 2165. 2165.
- <2> SDR13112 Bibliographic reference: Cameron, K. 1959. 'The Place-Names of Derbyshire, Part II', English Place-Name Society. p 176.
- <3> SDR20384 Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA). 1992. Wheston Hall Farm, Wheston, Derbyshire, archaeological survey, 1992. No. 5, pp 2-3.
- <4> SDR18970 Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 455.34A-35A.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 1335 7641 (142m by 119m) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||WHESTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Jul 13 2015 9:15AM