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Name:Oval Enclosure, Langton
NY SMR Number:MNY2398
Type of record:Monument
Last edited:Feb 29 2016 3:38PM

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork platform or eroded univallate enclosure which may be the remains of a medieval castle or possibly a prehistoric enclosure.
Grid Reference:SE 794 670
Parish:Langton [3073]; Ryedale

Monument Type(s):

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Sites & Monuments Record Number: 1783

Full description

THIS HAS BEEN ERODED BY HOLLOW WAYS AND TRACKS SOTHAT ITS PLAN AND FORM ARE UNCLEAR. IT IS POSSIBLYA RARE SURVIVING PREHISTORIC ENCLOSURE AS FAR AS T HE WOLDS ARE CONCERNED.
Form: Earthwork


<1> Royal Commission on Historic Monuments, LANGTON, 28 (Manuscript). SNY1913.

Sources and further reading

<1>SNY1913 - Manuscript: Royal Commission on Historic Monuments. LANGTON. 28.

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