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Monument record MDR4306 - Foremark Deserted Medieval Village

Type and Period (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

[SK 330 265] The 'lost village' of Foremark. (1) No evidence of desertion was seen in the indicated area (2) Foremark is written as "Fornewerche" in Domesday Book. (3) SK 330265: Earthworks of a deserted medieval village are visible at Foremark, close to an isolated church. (4-6) Nothing visible on O.S. air photographs. (7)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Beresford, M. 1954. Lost Villages of England. p 346.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 JB 25-JUL-66.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Cameron, K. 1959. The Place-Names of Derbyshire, Part III. English Place-Name Society, Vol. XXIX.. p634.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Trent Valley Arch Res Comm Gaz c 1980 8.
  • <5> Aerial Photograph: APs (CU PR 65).
  • <6> Index: TPAT. 2272. 2272.
  • <7> Aerial Photograph: 1948. APs (OS 541/28 3222-3 17.5.48).



Grid reference Centred SK 330 265 (100m by 100m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1381

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Record last edited

Jul 15 2014 4:35PM

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