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Monument Number 1391926

Hob Uid: 1391926
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Grid Ref : SP8200084000
Summary : According to John of Hexham, there was a castle and treasure-house of William d'Albibi at Galclint (Gaultney) which was captured by Count Alan of Britanny in 1140. In 1141, Alan had been captured by the Earl of Chester, who starved him into surrendering the castle. The location has been identified from the English Place Name Society. The position is in a wooded area covered in opencast workings which could have engulfed any evidence of a castle.
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Source Number : 1
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Page(s) : 319,322
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Source Number : 1A
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Page(s) : 120
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Vol(s) : vol.10

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Documented 1140-1
Monument End Date : 1141
Monument Start Date : 1140
Monument Type : Castle, Motte
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SP 88 SW 80
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