Cold Newton Deserted Medieval Village ( DMV ) Leicestershire aerial photograph
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aerial photograph of Cold Newton Deserted Medieval Village ( DMV ) Leicestershire England UK. Cold Newton is more a shrunken than complexly deserted medieval village as there are still a number of dwellings in the middle of the site dividing it into two sections.The village was originally called Newton Burdet and in 1086 the Doomsday book recorded 11 households. Poll Tax records of 1377 show 38 tax payers and in the 1801 census there were 101 villagers.