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Robin Hoods Butts

Hob Uid: 309841
Location :
Staffordshire
Lichfield
Wigginton and Hopwas
Grid Ref : SK2080006200
Summary : Alleged Roman barrows mentioned in a 1798 local history and annotated on a map of 1845. No trace of the barrows were found during subsequent field investigation.
More information : On the North of Tamworth and South-West Wiginton, in or
near a piece of land called The Low Flat, is a remarkable
eminence, which now goes by the name of Robin Hood's Butt. There
was another a few years ago, but the farmers have carried that
quite away. (1)

(Name SK 208062) Robin Hood's Butts. (2)

The Roman tumuli at Wigginton and Elford known as Robin Hood's
Butts.

Not found during field work. The names Robin Hood's Butt and
Low Flat are not now known locally. (3)

No further information (4)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : "History and Antiquities of Staffs" 1 1798 432 (Rev Stebbing Shaw)
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : "History of the Town and Castle of Tamworth" 1845 60 and map 1 Scale 1"=1/2 mile (C F Palmer)
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 VJB 25-APR-58
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F2 ASP 26-APR-74
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
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Monument Type : Barrow
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 20 NW 5
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 20 NW 5
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1958-04-25
End Date : 1958-04-25
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 20 NW 5
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1974-04-26
End Date : 1974-04-26