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Monument Number 1032262

Hob Uid: 1032262
Location :
East Riding of Yorkshire
Preston
Grid Ref : TA1830028800
Summary : Medieval moated site including a chapel and windmill mound and ponds surviving as earthworks, on Twyer's Hill. The site was occupied by the de la Twyer family from the 12th-14th centuries. It was partly crossed by a racecourse in the 19th century.
More information : TA 184 289. Twyers Hill. A survey of 1991 carried out by the Humbs Archaeol Unit showed the well-preserved survival of earthworks of a medieval moated enclosure and associated ponds, possible additional buildings including the site of a chapel, and a windmill mound, all of which were surrounded by a medieval field system. The documentary record shows that the site was occupied by the de la Twyer family from the 12th to at least the 14th centuries. In the 19th century the site was crossed and partly disturbed by a racecourse. (1)

TA 183 289. Hedon medieval town. Scheduled No HU/193. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Medieval archaeology : journal of the Society for Medieval Archaeology
Source details : 1992
Page(s) : 244
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) : 36
Source Number : 2
Source : County list of Scheduled Monuments : March 1994
Source details : English Heritage SAM List Humberside: March 1994 25
Page(s) : 25
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Plates :
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : C12-C14
Monument End Date : 1399
Monument Start Date : 1100
Monument Type : Moat, Enclosure, Chapel, Windmill Mound
Evidence : Earthwork
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : C19
Monument End Date : 1900
Monument Start Date : 1801
Monument Type : Racecourse
Evidence : Earthwork

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : HU 193
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TA 12 NE 53
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, TWYERS HILL, HEDON
Activity type : EVALUATION
Start Date : 1995-01-01
End Date : 1995-12-31