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Monument record MDR6329 - Warsop Wood or Park (site of), Shirebrook

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Warsop Park occurs in 1672 and as Warsop Wood in 1372, 1373 and 1384 [Warsop Park Farm is at SK 538661] (1) Warsop Park was not located. (2) Warsop Park Farm, Shirebrook, is cited as a classic example of parkland enclosed by boundary earthworks with rounded corners. (3) SK 5366 Warsop Wood, Medieval Park. Park in Pleasley called Warsop Wood, connected with John De Willoughby, Thomas and Margaret De Roos, William De Roos; document from 46th year of Edward III. (4, 5) Warsop Park is depicted on Sanderson's map of 1835. (6)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Cameron, K. 1959. 'The Place-Names of Derbyshire, Part II', English Place-Name Society. p 298.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 FC 05-SEP-66.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Hart, C (NDAT). 1981. The North Derbyshire Archaeological Survey to AD 1500. pp 132, 135; fig. 10:6.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. 3577. 3577.
  • <5> Article in serial: Godfrey, W. 1947. 'The Wolley MSS, account of the Manor of Pleasley', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 67, pp 83-91.
  • <6> Map: Sanderson, G. 1835. Twenty Miles round Mansfield.



Grid reference Centred SK 535 659 (578m by 943m) (Centre)

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  • EDR828

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Record last edited

Jun 12 2017 4:38PM

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