Little Dassett (Dassett Southend) Medieval Settlement

Description of this historic site

The possible extent of the Medieval settlement of Little Dassett. The extent of the settlement is suggested by documentary evidence and the remains of ridge and furrow of cultivation.

Notes about this historic site

1 The possible extent of Medieval settlement, based on the first edition 6″ map of 1886, 46SW.
2 The ridge and furrow plotting of the parish of Burton Dassett shows widespread survival, and extensive earthworks at Little Dassett.
3 The 1886 map shows the Old Chapel and very few buildings. There seems to be a boundary hedge on the eastern edge, but no sign of settlement to the west. It is not listed in Domesday.

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