Monument record MDR3355 - Shrinkage of medieval village, Carsington

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Building complex on vacant site in village of Carsington (listed under Medieval and Modern). (1) Centred SK 25225332 is a field containing banked enclosures and other amorphous disturbance indicative of shrinkage. (2) The earthworks are clearly visible on an aerial photograph taken in 1989. (4) This field is divided by a prominent earthwork bank that probably was a hedge until quite recently. There are other earthworks - some very prominent - that enclose smaller areas within which platform-like, level areas can be seen. Associated with SMR 3245, earthworks further to the north-west. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Article in serial: Makepeace, G (East Midlands Committee of Field Archaeologists). 1962. East Midlands Archaeological Bulletin, 1962.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 04-MAY-66.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 0577. 0577.
  • <4> Aerial Photograph: Jones, Barri. 1989. Series of aerial photographs (in colour). SK 2453, no. 5/102.
  • <5> Personal Observation: Myers, A. Site visit or other evidence. Site visit, 25/2/2003.



Grid reference Centred SK 2519 5329 (130m by 113m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR800

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Record last edited

Mar 6 2015 2:54PM

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