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Wibtoft Bombing Decoy site
1 Type Q (night) decoy. The purpose of these sites was to simulate the flarepath lighting of permanent RAF stations. Bombing decoys covered large areas of open land; and very ...
The site of Wibtoft bombing decoy, a system of lights, fires or dummy objects designed to confuse the enemy into dropping bombs in the wrong place, and so protecting RAF Bramcote. It is identified at this grid reference from documentary evidence.
Church of St Mary, Wibtoft
1 Chancel and nave. 16.8 M long. In the 19th century it was rebuilt in red brick on the sandstone plinth of the earlier church except at the W end, ...
The Church of St Mary, a chapel that was originally built during the Medieval period. It was largely restored during the Imperial period. The chapel is situated in Wibtoft.
Migration period gold object
1 Gold jewel said to have been found near Wibtoft before 1862. 2 In 1862 Bloxam exhibited, from Wibtoft, an isolated find. A small gold ornament of conical form set with ...
A gold object, probably from a scabbard, and dating to the Migration period was found in the area of Wibtoft.
Site of Venonae Roman Settlement at High Cross
1 This area of Roman Settlement centred on High Cross is scheduled under Leicestershire (no 136), but the scheduled area covers parts of the parishes of Wibtoft and Copston Magna. 2 ...
The site of the Roman Settlement of Venonae. There are currently no remains visible above ground but fragments of Roman pottery, tile and bone have been found at the site. It is situated at High Cross.
Findspot - Roman coins in the area of High Cross.
1 Reference to three lots of Roman coins found ‘in the vicinity of Venonae’ in about 1900. A denarius of Mark Antony (c40-30 BC), various coins of Roman Imperial period ...
Findspot - various Roman coins were found in the area of High Cross.
1 The early Watling Street, at Mancetter, appears to have been about ten feet wide and south of the present line. 2 In 1975 a proton magnetometer survey was carried out. ...
Watling Street, a Roman road running from London to Wroxeter which passes through Warwickshire.
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.
Medieval Boundary Ditch to S of Wibtoft Church
1 The E edge of Wibtoft village is delimited by a deep, partially waterfilled ditch. The largest section of the ditch is approximately 75m long, 12m wide and up to ...
A boundary ditch of Medieval date. The ditch is visible as an earthwork. It marks the eastern edge of Wibtoft village.
Medieval Earthwork Features to the East of Wibtoft
1 A number of earthwork features, including a holloway and ridge and furrow have been recorded from aerial photographs adjacent to St Mary’s Chapel, Wibtoft. There are related to MWA4647, ...
A number of earthwork features, including a holloway and ridge and furrow ploughing have been recorded from aerial photographs adjacent to St Mary's Chapel, Wibtoft.
Ridge and Furrow Cultivation in Wibtoft Parish
Ridge and furrow cultivation in Wibtoft Parish. 2 Ridge and furrow cultivation transcribed from air photographs.
Medieval ridge and furrow cultivation in the parish of Wibtoft. The ridge and furrow survives as an earthwork in some areas. In other areas it is visible on aerial photographs.
Poss Extent of Medieval Settlement at Wibtoft
1 Possible extent of Medieval settlement of Wibtoft as suggested by ridge and furrow and field boundaries. 2 Air photograph. 3 The extent of the village can be seen on the 1st ...
The possible extent of the Medieval settlement of Wibtoft. The area of the settlement is suggested by the remains of Medieval earthworks which are located to the west of the main street.
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