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Seven deserted village sites in Leicestershire

W. G. Hoskins

Seven deserted village sites in Leicestershire

by W. G. Hoskins

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Published by Leicester Arch. and Hist. Soc .
Written in English


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Statementby W.G. Hoskins.
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Towns and Villages Around Leicester. Anstey Anstey lies about four miles to the north-west of Leicester, and has a population of over 6, The Saxons, who settled here between the 5th and 8th more details. Arnesby Originally a Saxon settlement dating from the late 9th century, Arnesby appears in the Domesday Book as 'Erendesbi'. Frisby is a hamlet, deserted medieval village and civil parish in the Harborough district of Leicestershire. New!!: Abandoned village and Frisby, Leicestershire See more» Fulbrook, Warwickshire. Fulbrook is a small parish and deserted village in Warwickshire, England, situated about four miles north east of Stratford upon Avon. New!!.

  The Beresford’s Lost Villages website is still a work in progress. So far we have concentrated on getting a record for all 2, sites listed in Deserted Medieval Villages published in to appear on the website. A skeleton record for all these sites has been possible. The grid references used to locate the sites are those published in Four of the essays originally appeared in the Transactions of the Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society. These were 'Croft Hill' (), 'The Origin and Rise of Market Harborough' (), 'Seven Deserted Village Sites in Leicestershire' (), and 'The Population of .

A characterful country cottage with south facing courtyard gardens in the heart of revered village of Wymeswold. Believed to dated back to circa the property benefits from many period characteristics such as the pantile roof, original beams and beautiful joinery. This special period home has. A comprehensive list of local Leicestershire village websites. AboutMyArea DE74 is a very 'happening now' community information website for all villages in the DE74 area.


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Seven deserted village sites in Leicestershire by W. G. Hoskins Download PDF EPUB FB2

It seems clear that dominium means the entire lordship and not simply the demesne (dominicum); and the reference to 18 yardlands in free tenure relates an earlier date Seven deserted village sites in Leicestershire book the rental of to which Dr. Hilton attributes it. DESERTED VILLAGE SITES INGARSBY.

Abstract. Some years ago I wrote an account of all the deserted village sites in Leicestershire I had then discovered 1; and in I published an extended account, with a number of additional sites, in Essays in Leicestershire History.

There would have been no reason for yet further notes on the same subject had not the officers of the Ordnance Survey, in the course of revising their inch Author: W. Hoskins.

Seven Deserted Village Sites In Leicestershire. Book details. Price: £ A MOST INTERESTING BOOKLET LOST INFORMATION AND OLD MAPS.

Related books Other books about Historical Gazetteer. Historical Gazetteer and Directory Volume 1 - ; The Parish Of All Saints Thorpe Acre. The starting point of this book was a meeting in in Leicestershire when historians and archaeologists visited newly identified sites of deserted villages.

The excitement of these discoveries changed approaches to the medieval countryside. Sixty years later a new group of scholars went back to the same sites and debated their significance in the light of many advances in knowledge.

The deserted village site at Hamilton is located between the villages of Scraptoft and Barkby Thorpe on the north-east side of the city of Leicester and includes a moated site and a fishpond contained within the village earthworks.

Books and journals Hoskins, W G, 'Transactions of the Leicestershire Arch & Historical Society' in Seven Deserted Village Sites in Leicestershire (Volume 32), Vol. 32, (), Legal This monument is scheduled under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act as amended as it appears to the Secretary of State to be of national importance.

Ruins of Knaptoft, Leicestershire's deserted village View gallery It is known the church was standing and still in good order in but in ruins by the early 18th : Isaac Ashe. Continuing reviewing the villages listed in the Gazetteer of deserted medieval villages in England we move to a quick look at Derbyshire this week, which appears on the Beresford’s Lost Villages website with full descriptions of each village.

In nine settlements were listed as lost, with a further seven possible sites (Beresford. Map of places in Leicestershire compiled from this list See the list of places in England for places in other counties.

Melton Mowbray. Leicester. Loughborough. Hinckley. Market Harborough. Ab Kettleby, Abbots Oak, Acresford, Albert Village, Allexton, Anstey, Appleby Magna, Appleby Parva.

Faxton wasn’t fully deserted until the s. I commend the booklet “the deserted villages of Northamptonshire ” published by Leicester University in the s there are hundreds of shrunken, deserted and moved villages in the county.

Many due to enclosure, some due to the big house wanting a better view. It is one of a series of deserted sites providing useful comparative information on a large area of depopulation in eastern Leicestershire. Source: Historic England. Sources. Books and journals Hoskins, W G, 'Transactions of the Leicestershire Arch & Historical Society' in Seven Deserted Village Sites in Leicestershire (Volume 32), Vol.

Recorded in the Domesday book it seems to have been a considerable village at that date with a recorded population of thirty-two, but by the village was abandoned.

Leicester Abbey were granted the manor in and acquired the rest of the lordship bythey built a moated grange shortly after   A modern farm is situated at the centre of this potentially deserted village site but evidence points to it being a scattered number of farms.

Hoon is potentially mentioned twice in the Domesday Book. Wharram Percy (North Yorkshire) is just 15 miles from Elmswell. It has been investigated by archaeologists for over 60 years, and is undoubtedly Britain’s most famous deserted medieval Rand, village life came to an end in the s when the landowners forcibly evicted the villagers and destroyed their homes to make way for more profitable sheep farming.

Road: Hungarton signposted off A47 at Houghton-on-the-Hill, between Leicester and Uppingham. Walk (8½ miles, moderate, OS Explorer ): Black Boy Inn – Hungarton Church – south by lane and field paths to Ingarsby Old Hall – road/footpath triangle through Ingarsby deserted village, back past Old Hall ().

Bridleway for 1½ miles by. Stretton Magna deserted village, two fishponds and moated site. is a Scheduled Monument in Little Stretton, Leicestershire, England. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building.

Get this from a library. Deserted Villages Revisited. [Christopher Dyer; Richard Jones] -- The starting point of this book was a meeting in in Leicestershire when historians and archaeologists visited newly identified sites of deserted villages.

The excitement of these discoveries. Seven deserted village sites in Leicestershire pp W.G. Hoskins: The rise and fall of a market town: Castle Donington in the 19th century pp J.M. Lee: List of scheduled monuments in Leicestershire pp Archaeology in Leicestershire pp David T-D Clarke: Leicestershire Record Office and Leicester Museum Archives department p Agden Side, near Agden Reservoir Phoside, near Glossop.

Toxall near Macclesfield see also the lost villages of the Romney Marsh for more detail For former villages whose sites were in Berkshire until the county boundary changes please see the Berkshire section, above. Monmouthshire Skinnand is a deserted medieval village in Lincolnshire.

Provincial England Essays in Social and Economic History. Authors (view affiliations) W. Hoskins; Book. Search within book. Front Matter. Pages i-xii. PDF. Sheep Farming in Saxon and Medieval England.

Hoskins. Seven Deserted Village Sites in Leicestershire. Hoskins. Pages The Rebuilding of Rural England, –. Seven Deserted Village Sites in Leicestershire. Pages Hoskins, W. G. Preview Buy Chap95 € The Leicestershire Farmer in the Seventeenth Century. Pages *immediately available upon purchase as print book shipments may be delayed due to the COVID crisis.

ebook access is temporary and does not include ownership Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.Related books Other books about Historical Gazetteer. Historical Gazetteer and Directory Volume 1 - ; Coalville Official Guide c/7; TAYLORS BELL FOUNDRY; Seven Deserted Village Sites In Leicestershire.W.G. Hoskins and the Making of the English Landscape Wednesday, 30 January Book Recommendation: The Making of the British Landscape.

The Making of the British Landscape, by Francis Pryor. Pryor quickly shows, the neolithic, iron and bronze ages are really not [empty] at all. Under his gaze, the landscape starts to fill with tribes and.