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Two World War II radio mast mooring blocks at Newbold Revel House, Stretton under Fosse.
1 Two large concrete mooring blocks for a former radio mast at the rear of the main house at Newbold Revel House. These blocks were associated with the military ...
Two large concrete mooring blocks for a former radio mast, associated with the military use of Newbold Revel House during the Second World War. These are located at Newbold Revel House, Stretton under Fosse.
Stretton under Fosse Medieval/Post Medieval Settlement
1 The possible extent of the medieval/post medieval settlement based on the OS map of 1886, 23NW. 2 Stretton is shown on the Dugdale map as a village, but without the ...
The possible extent of the medieval/post medieval settlement at Stretton under Fosse based on documentary evidence.
Site of Post Medieval Windmill at Newbold Revel
1 A windmill is recorded at Newbold Revel in 1538 and 1593. 2 ‘Mill Hill Close’ marked. 3 It is likely that this is the site of the windmill. There is no ...
The possible site of a windmill dating back to at least the Post Medieval period is suggested by documentary evidence. The site is located 1km north east of Bloore's Spinney.
1 Built for Sir Fulwar Skipworth in 1716. On the strength of style Francis Smith of Warwick is assumed to have been the designer. The entrance (W) side is of ...
Newbold Revel, a manor house that was built during the Post Medieval period. It is situated 800m south east of Stretton Under Fosse.
Site of Newbold Revel Park
1 Newbold Revel is surrounded by a beautiful and well-wooded park, containing about 100 acres. The park has been much improved. There are about 10 acres of pleasure grounds and ...
The site of Newbold Revel Park, a landscape park that was associated with Newbold Revel country house. The landscape park dates from the Post Medieval period. It was situated in the area south east of Stretton Under Fosse.Park/garden recommended for inclusion on Local List by Lovie.
Ice House 400m S of Stretton Manor House
1 Icehouse marked. 2 Icehouse marked. 3 It has since been demolished and exists now only as a shallow scoop in the ground with an adjacent irregular mound of earth in a ...
The site of an icehouse, a structure built partly underground and used for storing ice in warmer weather. It was in use during the Imperial period. The remains are visible as an earthwork. The site is located 400m south of Stretton Under Fosse.
Congregational Chapel, Main Street, Stretton under Fosse
1 The Independents have a small brick chapel here, founded in 1789. It will accommodate 300 and has a burying ground attached. 3 No longer used but in a fair state ...
A Congregational Chapel that was built during the Imperial period. It is no longer in use but the building remains standing. It is situated on Main Street, Stretton Under Fosse.
Site of Quarry
1 Two fields centred on SP452 817, on the 1842 tithe map are called Great and Little Marl Pit: the ground is still very uneven, showing signs of open quarrying ...
The site of two former marl pits, from which a mixture of clay and carbonate of lime would have been extracted as a fertiliser. They date from the Imperial period, are marked on a tithe map of 1842. They were situated north of Stretton under Fosse.
Site of Quarry at Stretton under Fosse
1 Quarry marked on OS map of 1886.
The site of a gravel pit from which gravel was extracted during the Imperial period. It is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1886. The gravel pit was situated 100m west of the church in Stretton Under Fosse.
Smithy, Main Street, Stretton under Fosse
1 Smithy marked. 2 A long single-storey brick building with a large doorway and a cottage at its E end. It is in reasonable condition and is used as a store ...
A forge, where wrought iron was made during the Imperial period. The forge is marked as a smithy on the Ordnance Survey map of 1905. The forge buildings are still standing and are used for storage. They are situated on Main Street, Stretton Under Fosse.
Post Medieval Fishpond at Newbold Revel
1 Fishpond marked. 2 It is presumably early 18th century and constructed at the same time as Newbold Revel house. It is now part of the gardens and is well looked-after.
A Post Medieval fishpond, used for the breeding and storing of fish. It is marked on a Tithe Award map of 1842. It survives as an earthwork, and is situated just south of the Mansion at Newbold Revel.
Site of Lime Kilns to NW of Stretton Wharf
1 ‘Old Limekilns’ marked. 2 There is no sign of the site on the ground.
The site of several lime kilns in which lime was made. They date back to at least the Imperial period and are marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1886. They were situated 100m south of Bloore's Spinney.
Stretton Wharf to SW of Stretton under Fosse
1 On the 1886 and 1903 OS maps and on Baker’s map of 1831, a building alongside the canal here is labelled Stretton Wharf. The building is two storey ...
Stretton Wharf, a canal wharf where vessels would have loaded and unloaded goods. It dates from the Imperial period, and is located south east of Bloore's Spinney, and is marked on the Ordnance Survey maps of 1886 and 1903.
Stretton Manor House, Stretton under Fosse
1 The building at this location is marked on previous editions of the OS map as “Manor House”: No other documentation pertaining to this fact could be found. 2 The ...
Stretton Manor House which was built during the Imperial period. It is situated north of Main Street, Stretton Under Fosse.
Findspot - Iron Age gold coin, parish of Stretton on Fosse
1 Iron Age coin found by metal detector in made up soil of field close to SW angle of M6/Fosse Way crossing. Kept by farmer. Stater – uninscribed. Coritani. Late ...
Findspot - an Iron Age coin was found 1km north east of Bloore's Spinney.
Findspot - Roman silver coins
1 Two Roman coins found with metal detector in made-up ground beside the M6 in June 1983. A denarius of Vespasian (69-79 AD), silver and minted in Rome. A denarius ...
Findspot - two Roman coins were found 900m north east of Bloore's Spinney.
Bronze Age axe found near Street Aston
1 A flat axe from the early Bronze Age. Method of recovery unrecorded. Grid reference given of SP45358190 (area). 2 Portable Antiquities Scheme find provenance information: Date found: 1998-03-01T00:00:00Z Methods of discovery: Metal ...
A Bronze Age flat axe found near Street Aston.
Findspot - undated lead pouch
1 Find made with a metal detector in 1986: Lead pouch containing a nest of lead needles. Could be Romano British. 2 Drawing.
Findspot - a lead pouch containing lead needles was found 400m north east of Bloore's Spinney. The date of the pouch and its contents is not know.
Findspot - Post Medieval token
1 Find made with a metal detector in 1986: 17th century or 18th century tavern token.
Findspot - a Post Medieval token was found 200m north east of Stretton Wharf.
The Fosse Way
1 The Fosse Way probably originated as the link road along a temporary frontier line and was in existence by AD 47. Between Cirencester and High Cross it runs remarkably ...
The Fosse Way, a Roman road of mid 1st century origin, running from Cirencester to Leicester, partly along a temporary frontier line. The road runs to the south east of Stretton on Fosse.
Turnpike road from Market Harborough to Coventry
1 A turnpike or toll road established between 1750 and 1751. First Act 1754-5.
A toll road that was in use during the Imperial period. Travellers had to pay a toll to use the road. It ran from Coventry to Market Harborough.
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