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Ansley Medieval Settlement
1 The possible extent of the medieval settlement, based on the first edition OS 6″ maps of 1887, 10 NW and SW. 2 The ridge and furrow plotting of the parish. 3 ...
The extent of the Medieval settlement based on work on the first edition Ordnance Survey 6" map, and on aerial photographs.
Imperial Period Clearance Material
1 A deposit of potter and glasswere exposed during roadside cleaning works and recovered by a local historical society. The pottery was comprised of both local wares and those from ...
An assemblage of imperial period pottery, glass and claypipes were discovered at Church End, Ansley. The material probably represents clearance material from a near by Inn.
2 The mill is first recorded in 1550 and information on ownership exists for the 18th century and 19th century. The last known miller was recorded in 1896. The mill ...
Ansley Mill, a watermill which was built during the Post Medieval period. The leat and the mill pond are visible as earthworks behind the building, which is situated 1km north of Arley.
Church of St Lawrence, Ansley parish
1 Chancel, nave, modern N aisle, S porch and W tower. The chancel is 12th century, with a 18th century extension eastwards. Nave is of 12th century origin, with a ...
The Parish Church of St. Lawrence which was built during the Medieval period and was extended during the Imperial period. It is situated at Church End.
Cross in Ansley Churchyard
1 Situated on S side of side path to parish church. Octagonal socket stone, no shaft, diametrically opposed corners show signs of being carved with emblems of the four evangelists. ...
The base of a Medieval cross is situated in the churchyard of the Church of St. Lawrence, Ansley.
Site of Possible Shrunken Settlement at Church End
1 The site is recognised by the Village Research Group. In the fields W of the church are considerable earthworks, indicating the former settlement site. The source of the comment to ...
The site of a possible Medieval shrunken village at Church End. The remains of the village are visible as earthworks.
1–3 Late 16th to 19th century: An irregular mansion with wings of varying period, enclosing a courtyard. The northern range is a brick gatehouse, built during 18th century. ...
Ansley Hall, a house which was built during the Post Medieval period. It is situated 500m north of Bull Barn Farm.
'Chinese Temple' at Ansley Hall
1 There are no remains of the Chinese pagoda erected by Sir William Chambers. 2 In 1853, according to Burke’s ‘Seats’, there was a Chinese Temple by Chambers in the grounds ...
A folly or 'Chinese Temple' which was built during the Imperial period. It was situated in the gardens of Ansley Hall, 500m north east of Bull Barn Farm.
'Hermitage' at Ansley Hall
1 S of the W end of the S range is the ‘Orangery’, a small detached building in which are re-used late 17th century stone fragments, including Ionic capitals, pieces ...
The remains of a folly known as the 'Orangery' or 'Hermitage'. It was built during the Imperial period and is situated in the grounds of Ansley Hall, 500m north east of Bull Barn Farm.
Site of Oratory at Bretts Hall, Ansley.
1 William le Bret had licence for an oratory at Bretts Hall in 1359. This oratory, or more probably its successor, was still in existence in 1750, when Bretts Hall ...
The site of a private chapel or oratory. It had its origins in the Medieval period and was situated at Bretts Hall, 300m south east of Ansley Hall.
Site of Stockingford Branch Line
1 Site of Stockingford branch line marked on OS map of 1887.
The site of the Stockingford Branch Line railway which dates from the Imperial period. It was situated 1.5km west of Camp Hill and is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1887.
Site of Ansley Hall Colliery
1 Site of Ansley Hall Colliery marked on OS map of 1887.
The site of Ansley Hall Colliery which was in use from the Imperial period. It was situated 300m north west of Ansley Hall.
Site of Brick Kilns W of Gin Wood
1 Site of brick kilns marked on OS map of 1887.
The site of several brick kilns, where bricks were fired during the Imperial period. They are situated 150m north east of Lady Wood.
Ridge and Furrow cultivation in Ansley Parish
1 Air photo. 2 Air photo. 3 Ridge and furrow cultivation transcribed from air photographs.
Medieval and Post Medieval ridge and furrow cultivation in Ansley Parish. Some of the ridge and furrow survives as earthworks. In other parts of the county it is visible on aerial photographs.
Earthworks to S of Malthouse Farm, Ansley
1 Earthworks show on air photographs borrowed from NMR – reference numbers not recorded. These have been plotted on the ridge and furrow plot for Ansley Parish (PRN 3935).
An unidentified site, which might be Medieval in date, is visible as an earthwork and on aerial photographs. It is situated on the south side of Ansley.
Findspot - Neolithic arrowhead
1 Petit-Tranchet derivative arrowhead. Ansley. Waite.
Findspot - a Neolithic arrowhead was found in the area west of Ansley.
Findspot - Mesolithic flint implement
1 A ‘Type E2’ microlith found at this location.
Findspot - a flint implement dating from the Mesolithic period was found 400m north west of Ansley Mill.
Ansley Hall Park, Ansley
12 Park associated with Ansley Hall. Appears to have developed in late 18th century following expansion and acquisition of adjacent Bretts Hall. Bretts Hall was demolished c.1750. Lovie mentions that its ...
Designed park associated with Ansley Hall developed in eary 18th century. Elements include a Hermitage, Chinese Temple and other garden structures, none of which appear to exist today. Lovie recommended adding to the Local List.
Ansley Hall kitchen garden, Ansley
12 To the north of Ansley Hall, on the opposite side of the B4114, is the site of a walled kitchen garden, now the site of a modern bungalow. The ...
Kitchen garden situated on opposite side of B4114 from Ansley House.
Congregational Chapel, Birmingham Road, Ansley
1 Congregational, ‘Providence Chapel’ dated 1822. Pointed-arched windows flank later porch. United Reformed Church.
A Congregational chapel which was built during the Imperial period. It is situated in Birmingham Road, Ansley.
Site of Moat at Bretts Hall
1 William of Hartshill, who died in 1261, gave lands in Ansley to William le Bret. This was afterwards known as the manor of Bretts Hall. Further information exists on ...
The site of a moat, a wide ditch which is thought to have surrounded Bretts Hall. It was constructed during the Medieval period and was situated 350m south east of Ansley Hall.
Site of Toll House 200m NW of Foxes Den Wood
1 Tollhouse shown. 2 No trace of a building.
The site of a toll house, where travellers paid a toll to use a toll road. The toll house was built during the Imperial period. It was situated 800m north west of Ansley Mill.
Findspot - Medieval stone fragments at Ansley Hall.
1 In the grounds of a modern house S of Ansley Hall are several carved fragments of masonry from Caldecote Church. These include pieces of a funerary monument like those ...
Findspot - a number of stone fragments thought to be Medieval in date were found in the grounds of Ansley Hall, 350m north of Bull Barn Farm. They are thought to have originally come from Caldecote Church.
Possible Round Barrow 100m SE of Ansley Mine
1 Probable tumulus. In 1951 it was about 25m E-W, 24m N-S and about 1.5m in height, with no sign of a ditch and was under plough. In ...
A possible round barrow, an artificial mound usually built in order to conceal a burial. It probably dates to the Bronze Age and was situated 400m north east of Ansley Hall.
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