|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Wigginton Shifted Village|
The earthwork remains of house platforms and hollow ways to the north of Wigginton village suggest that the focus of the settlement of Wigginton has shifted over time. Elements of a field system are also visible, although these appear to underlie the village earthwork remains.
|Grid Reference:||SK 2113 0696|
|Parish:||Wigginton and Hopwas, Lichfield District|
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- EST324 - A site visit to inspect the earthwork remains of the Wigginton shifted settlement. (Ref: No Reference)
- EST553 - A site visit to inspect the earthwork remains of Wigginton shifted settlement. (Ref: No Reference)
Shifted Settlement / Ridge and Furrow. A series of earthworks at the north end of Wigginton Lane. The earthworks are very pronounced and contain house platforms and hollow ways. To the north elements of a field system can also be seen as earthworks. This field system appears to underlie ridge and furrow. <1> <2> <3> <4>
Sources and further reading
|<1>||SST3044 - Verbal communication: R.A. Meeson (Staffordshire County Council). 1980 - 2000. Comments on sites in Staffordshire by R.A. Meeson. (1982)|
|<2>||SST3521 - Verbal communication: Chris Wardle (Staffordshire County Council). up to 2004. Observations by a member of the Historic Environment Team, Staffordshire County Council. July 1990 (Graphic Material)|
|<3>||SST2841 - Aerial Photograph: J. Pickering (National Monuments Record). 1970s-1990s. Oblique Aerial Photograph Collection (J. Pickering). Black and White. Oblique. 122-126|
|<4>||SST1725 - Drawn: Staffordshire County Council. Circa 1982 ?. Earthworks North of Wigginton. Permatrace. No Scale. |
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