Site of Deserted Settlement at Coton, Nether Whitacre.

Description of this historic site

The site of a possible Medieval deserted settlement. The settlement may have been situated 250m north east of Gravelpit Spinney.

Notes about this historic site

1 William de Oddingeseles had 14 free tenants at Merston and Cotes in 1295.
2 Three widely scattered buildings existed in this area.
3 Two Coton Farms exist in the immediate area.
4 The lack of archaeological features or any finds discovered during the course of archaeological observations at Sandholme, Coton Road suggests that the deserted Medieval settlement of Coton was not located in the immediate vicinity.