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Monument record MDR4816 - Fishponds, Church Lane, Morley

Type and Period (2)

  • (Medieval to Hanoverian - 1066 AD to 1835 AD)
  • (Medieval to Hanoverian - 1066 AD to 1835 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Marlpits on the south side of Church Lane. (1) These ponds have also been interpreted as medieval fish ponds. (2) However, they do not appear to be shown on a map of Morley & Smalley dated 1784. (3) They are mapped by Sanderson, and were therefore present by 1835. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 1986. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology - A Gazetteer of Sites. Part II - Borough of Erewash.
  • <2> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 10(h).1, with photo (1984).
  • <3> Map: 1784. A Map of the Lordship of Morley and Smalley [Parliamentary Enclosure Map].
  • <4> Map: Sanderson, G. 1835. Twenty Miles round Mansfield.



Grid reference Centred SK 398 407 (115m by 95m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Aug 15 2012 10:57AM

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