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SHERBORNE OLD CASTLE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Sherborne Old Castle was built as a fortified bishops palace and castle during the early 12th century on top of a natural knoll in the Yeo Valley. Its centre block of buildings were constructed of local stone, using a rubble core with Ham Hill ashlar facing. This was surrounded by a curtai...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Excavations have uncovered the remains of a deserted medieval settlement, of which there are still some visible earthworks though the site has been built over. A 13th century long house was uncovered which was succeeded by a later farmhouse, a dovecote was also found; the site appears to h...

WOLFHAMPCOTE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A Medieval deserted settlement with origins in an Anglo-Saxon settlement. The buried and earthwork remains of the medieval settlement of Wolfhampcote, located on the western banks of the River Leam on the Warwickshire/Northamptonshire border. Excavations carried out at the site in 1955 dem...

DANISH CAMP

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The buried and visible remains of the known extent of a defended prehistoric settlement known as the Danish Camp. The settlement lay in a rural setting until 1849 when Shoebury Ness was adopted as a range finding station by the Board of Ordnance and later developed into a complex of barrac...

PIXIES MOUND

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

An Early Bronze Age round barrow excavated by Harold St George Gray in 1907. The excavation technique was very much of its time, rendering interpretation difficult. The barrow appears to have been at least a two phase structure. At the centre, a primary mound was surrounded by a retaining...

CASTLE BROMWICH

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The remains of a motte and bailey mostly destroyed by the construction of the M6 motorway. A much mutilated, reduced and mis-shapen motte remains, measuring, at the base, 48 metres east to west, by 30 metres north to south and 4.5 metres in height. The summit of the motte measures 17 metre...

SINODUN

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Earthwork remains of an Iron Age univallate hillfort, excavation uncovered evidence for settlement outside the fort.

THE MOUNT

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A large mound, possibly a motte and bailey within the grounds of Marlborough College. The first documentary evidence for the existence of a castle is during the reign of King Stephen, who held it in 1139 from the Empress Matilda. It is possible that it existed earlier. Repairs and construc...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Medieval moated manor house. Excavations have located two phases of construction for the house which was replaced with the present hall in 1625. Upstanding ridge and furrow cultivation is still visible to the south and east of the proposed site of the hall, within the bounds of Goldsboroug...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A bell barrow and round barrow at Littlewood Farm. Excavations have located primary inhumations. Evidence for pre-barrow occupation, Roman settlement and inhumation cemetery was also recorded. Early Medieval finds were also recovered.