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WHEAL MARTYN CLAY WORKS

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Wheal Martyn Clay Works were established by Elias Martyn in the 1820s. When Elias died in 1872 some parts of the works were closed completely and other areas were leased out. In 1880 the redundant areas were revived when John Lovering took over the lease, introducing new techniques and red...

WORKINGTON HALL

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Tower probably erected in 1362 and greatly enlarged in the 15th century, probably circa 1404, to become a fortified tower house. New windows were inserted in the early 16th century and in the late 16th century the north range was extended. There were some

RYE HOUSE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Site of a 15th century fortified manor house. The gatehouse, moat, two stretches of walling and two chimneys survive. The house was built circa 1443 and in 1683 was the scene of the Rye House Plot to murder Charles II. It had been converted for use as the parish workhouse by 1834. Circa 18...

BLACKGRAVE MANOR

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The buried and earthwork remains of a moated site at Blackgreves Farm. Records refer to Richard I granting the tenement to Reginald De Barres, and in 1252 Henry III granted the same lands to William de Belne, whose family retained the property until modern times despite its recorded ruin f...

WINDSOR GREAT PARK

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Medieval park first documented in Domesday Book, and known as the Great Park in 1368. Between 1313 and 1331, a chapel in the park was served by 13 chaplains and 4 clerks. These were moved to the Castle by 1331. Field investigations carried out in 1963 found that the park pale, comprising a...

BOSHIP FARM HOTEL

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Timber framed house built in 1652 and altered in the early 19th century. Two storeyed, with the frame encased in brick. Now a hotel. A water-filled ditch to the north east of the house may represent the remains of a moat.

KNIGHTSHAYES PARK

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Landscape park and gardens to Knightshayes Court covering an area of 100 hectares. The park dates to the late 18th century and was improved during the early 19th century. The gardens were first laid out during the late 19th century and include terraced gardens and formal designs created by...

HENGRAVE HALL

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The hall house was constructed of brick and stone between 1525 and 1538. A moat was also constructed on the site. In 1775, a wing of the house was demolished and part of the moat was filled in, leaving the remaining portion as a garden feature. The house has since been converted to a Catho...

BOYLAND HALL

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Site of a moated Elizabethan country house which was built in 1571 and repaired in 1804. It was demolished in 1947. In 2000 a plan to rebuild Boyland Hall was rejected by the local authority.

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Little Eaton Gangway was a 3 foot 6 inch gauge tramway, engineered by Benjamin Outram, and opened in 1795 to serve the collieries at Denby and Marehay to the Derby Canal at Little Eaton. The tramway ran from Little Eaton Wharf for 4 miles to Smithy Houses at Denby. Private lines were c...