Elstob

 

 

Site type: DMV

Earthworks of the settlement were clear in earlier photography but there has been some damage. [1] Ridge and furrow is visible in the surrounding area. The first mention of Elstob was in the early thirteenth century. [2]

Appears in the Gazetteer of Deserted Medieval Villages known in 1968.

References:
[1] NMR Pastscape Record No. 25823.
[2] Watts, V. 2007. The Place-Names of County Durham Part 1. Nottingham: English Place-Name Society: 202.
Pre-1974 county:
Durham
Historic parish:
Elstob
Present county or unitary area:
County Durham
Modern parish:
Mordon
Grid reference:
NZ 340238
Latitude:
54.60823750
Longitude:
-1.47514503

Documentary resources
Domesday reference:
Domesday minimum number of individuals:
Taxation 1291 (main):
Not recorded
Taxation 1291 (portions):
Not recorded
Lay subsidy 1334 total paid:
Poll Tax 1377 number who paid:
Poll Tax 1377 total paid:
Poll Tax 1379 number who paid:
Poll Tax 1379 total paid:
Poll Tax 1381 number who paid:
Poll Tax 1381 total paid:
Lay subsidy 1524 number who paid:
Lay Subsidy 1524 total paid:
Lay Subsidy 1525 number who paid:
Lay Subsidy 1525 total paid:
Lay Subsidy 1543/4 number who paid:
Diocesan returns 1563:
Not recorded
Census 1801 total population:
37 (Township)
Census 1841 total population:
27 (Township)
Census 1841 inhabited houses:
6
E179 date and type last doc:
1610 Feb 9 x July 23 subsidy
Additional information
Alternative names:
Presumed date of depopulation:
NMR number:
25823
HER number:
DURH 332
Investigation history:
1981 Field Visit.
1985 Field Visit.
2006-2007 Durham Aggregate Areas NMP.
Cartographic or photographic records:
RAF CPE/UK/1835 3102 Taken 13 November 1946.
CUCAP UZ5-6 Taken 31 May 1957.
CUCAP AQN64-65 Taken 11 January 1967.
Site status:
Not Scheduled
x coordinate:
434000
y coordinate:
523800
Bibliography:
Beresford, M.W. 1954. The Lost Villages of England. London: Lutterworth Press: 350.

Beresford, M.W. and J.G. Hurst (eds) 1971. Deserted Medieval Villages. London: Lutterworth.
See also:
NMR Pastscape
www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=25823