Earthworks representing shrinkage of the medieval village. (1)
In the area centred at SK 4037 2812 small banks and ditches can be seen to have formed part of a small area of depopulation. The area is an old pasture and contains a number of small enclosures with field roads. Surface irregularities and rough grass indicate former buildings. The depopulation represents a shrinking of the present village possibly at the time when Weston Hall was rebuilt in the early 17th century. A 25" AM survey has been made. (2)
Part of the shrinkage centred SK 4041 2822 has been levelled and built over. Published survey (25" revision of 1961) revised. (3)
Medieval/post-medieval field boundaries were identified as cropmarks in this area on aerial photographs taken in 1963. (4)
Personal Observation: F1 WW 26-JAN-60.
Personal Observation: F2 BHS 11-JUL-66.
Digital data: Archaeological Research Services (ARS) Ltd. 2009/2010. Aerial Photographic Mapping Survey carried out as part of an Aggregates Resource Project.
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Centred SK 40334 28117 (204m by 209m)
WESTON UPON TRENT, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
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Jan 28 2016 11:35AM
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