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Monument Number 1074938

Hob Uid: 1074938
Location :
East Riding of Yorkshire
Wressle
Grid Ref : SE7259029149
Summary : Cropmark of a ringwork measuring 50 metres in diameter, defined by a broad ditch 6 to 7 metres wide with two entrances and an associated bailey to the south east. Probably constructed early in the medieval period.
More information : The cropmark of a ringwork and its adjoining bailey is visible at SE 7257 2916. The ringwork is a perfect circle, approximately 50m in diameter, and is defined by a broad ditch approximately 6-7m wide. There are two possible entrances in the ringwork, one west/north-west, the other south-east leading into the bailey. The bailey, situated to the south-east of the ringwork, is also defined by a broad ditch, approximately 5-6m wide. It has a possible south-east facing entrance. Probable early Medieval date. (1-1a)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : RCHME/EH/HE Aerial Photographers comment
Source details : RCHME Aerial Reconnaissance/12-JUL-1996
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Source Number : 1a
Source : Aerial photograph
Source details : NMR SE 7229/27-32
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Early medieval
Monument End Date : 1199
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Ringwork, Bailey
Evidence : Cropmark

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Humberside)
External Cross Reference Number : 18167
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 72 NW 13
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE (NORTH): 1996-7
Activity type : AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE
Start Date : 1996-04-01
End Date : 1997-03-31