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Monument Number 306610

Hob Uid: 306610
Location :
Staffordshire
Lichfield
Lichfield
Grid Ref : SK1156009910
Summary : Tower rems 13thC. ditch rems 13thC.
More information : (SK 11560991) Tower (NR) (Remains of)
(SK 11610986) Ditch (NR) (1)

Part of the defensive wall and ditch built by Bishop Langton
(1296-1321) round the cathedral close. (2-3)

The stone base of the tower is probably the original of 13th century,
the upper brickwork being built in the 18th century. See photograph.
Remains of the ditch may be traced in gardens and open spaces. (4)

No change since previous field report. Published survey, 1:2500, of
tower and ditch correct. (5)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1900
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Hist and Ants of Staf 1 1798 233 307 (S Shawe)
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : VCH Staf 1 1908 370 plan
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 WCW 07-MAY-58
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Source Number : 4a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Rev E Cresswell
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F2 DJC 09-APR-73
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Ditch, Tower
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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : ST 198
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 10 NW 32
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 10 NW 32
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1958-05-07
End Date : 1958-05-07
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 10 NW 32
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1973-04-09
End Date : 1973-04-09