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Monument record MDR2419 - Possible church/building (site of), north-west of Stretfield Road, Hope

Type and Period (3)

  • (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 1755 8242: Jack Bank, Building (site of). S. Evans records that during the demolition of a field barn on the breach, very large ancient walls were revealed. He suggests the presence of a town in the locality. (1, 2) This building may have been the church associated with the place name Eccles House [SMR 8129]. 'Eccles' originated from the historical word for church. (3, 4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 2609.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Evans, S. 1912. Bradwell Ancient & Modern.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Cameron, K. 1959. The Place-Names of Derbyshire, Part I. English Place-Name Society, Vol. XXVII.. p 120.
  • <4> Personal Observation: Thornton, A. Personal observation, map evidence, field visit etc..



Grid reference Centred SK 1754 8242 (26m by 34m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR3774
  • EDR3775

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Record last edited

Jun 22 2015 11:57AM

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