Monument record MDR3312 - Shrunken medieval village, St James Lane Farm, Kniveton

Type and Period (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Evidence for the shrunken village of Kniveton, suggested by the building platforms, field boundaries and hollow ways hereabouts. (1) In the western third of the field is ridge and furrow, with 4-6m inter-ridge distances. Half way along the southern edge of the field is what appears to be some form of enclosure. To the east of this the field drops down and there are the remains of at least 3 house platforms. Running up the centre of the field on a W-E alignment is a hollow way. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 1386. 1386.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Connelly, P (University of Liverpool). 1997. Proposed Conservation Area for Kniveton: Field Survey.



Grid reference Centred SK 2053 5025 (243m by 217m) (Approximate)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1783

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Record last edited

Apr 10 2015 11:35AM

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