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Monument Number 306630

Hob Uid: 306630
Location :
Staffordshire
Lichfield
Lichfield
Grid Ref : SK1190009300
Summary : Bishop Roger de Clinton (1129-48) made a defensive ditch round Lichfield. There is evidence that George Lane is on the line as it was still known as Castle Ditch in mid 15th century. The course on the SE is shown on a plan of 1350. Milley's Hospital is built in the ditch. No visible remains.
More information : Bishop Roger de Clinton (1129-48) made a defensive ditch round Lichfield. There is evidence that George Lane (SK 12040965) is on the line as it was still known as Castle Ditch in mid 15th century. The course on the SE is shown on a plan of 1350 (2) (see illustration card) Milley's Hospital is built in the ditch. (1-3)

No trace of the ditch remains. A plaque at SK 11770923 records the road is on the site of the ditch. (4)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : The North Staffordshire Field Club transactions
Source details : (T Barns)
Page(s) : 125-6
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Vol(s) : 48, 1913
Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Trans Staffordshire Record Society 1950 (H Thorpe)
Page(s) : 154
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Source Number : 3
Source : A history of the county of Stafford: volume III
Source details :
Page(s) : 276
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 WCW 07-MAY-58
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date :
Monument End Date : 1148
Monument Start Date : 1129
Monument Type : Town Defences
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 10 NW 36
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 10 NW 36
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1958-05-07
End Date : 1958-05-07