Darlingscott Medieval Settlement

Description of this historic site

The probable extent of Medieval settlement in Darlingscott as indicated on the Ordnance Survey map of 1886 and from aerial photographs and lidar. Includes areas of deserted settlement earthworks.

Notes about this historic site

1 The possible extent of the Medieval settlement, based on the OS first edition 6″ map of 1886, 53NE.
2 The village is not listed in the Domesday survey.
3 The ridge and furrow plotting of the parish of Treddington shows extensive survival around Darlingscote. It abuts the church and village on the west, and reaches close on the western side. To the southeast of the central crossroads there is evidence of settlement [WA6456].
4 The 1886 map shows a small central line of buildingsto the north of the road intersection, with orchards to the north and south, and a clear boundary hedge to the north. The church is C19th.

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