Monument record MLI60343 - Deserted settlement of Thorpe Tilney


Deserted settlement of Thorpe Tilney

Type and Period (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

60343 Thorpe Tilney (or just Tilney) is an extinct hamlet in the parish of Timberland. It is mentioned in the Book of Fees (1135-1154), and in two charters registered in the cartulary of Thurgaton Priory, now in Southwell Minster. On 4 July 1545 John Broxholme and John Bellowe received a royal grant of three houses in Thorpe and Tylney (sic), being possessions of the dissolved priory of Kyme. {1}{4}{5} Earthwork remains of ridge and furrow survive, and are visible on aerial photographs (formerly PRNs 60341 and 60342 - now deleted). {2} The population in 1801 was 90, and by 1901 it was 98. {3}

Sources/Archives (5)

  •  Bibliographic Reference: C.W. Foster and T. Longley. 1924. Lincolnshire Domesday and Lindsey Survey. VOL19 PPLXX,LXXXI.
  •  Aerial Photograph: Clyde Surveys Ltd. 1992. British Gas Aerial Photographic Survey. run.3, no.4546.
  •  Bibliographic Reference: William Page (ed). 1906. The Victoria County History: Lincolnshire - Volume 2. p.363.
  •  Index: SMR File. Timberland. TF 15 NW:R, KAM, 1978.
  •  Index: OS card index. Timberland. TF 15 NW:12, DA, 4/10/63.



Grid reference Centred TF 1144 5768 (401m by 645m)

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Record last edited

Mar 21 2021 8:35PM


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