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Blue Mans Bower

Hob Uid: 316320
Location :
Rotherham
Whiston
Grid Ref : SK4384089600
Summary : Small partially water-filled moat, excavated in 1939, no dating evidence found, some traces of structural remains visible within the enclosed area
More information : [SK 4384 8960] Blue Man's Bower [TI] Moat [GT]. (1)

Blue Man's Bower, a homestead moat, was excavated in 1939 by C E
Whiting, but no dating evidence was found. (2-3)

Resurveyed at 1:2500. A small partly wet moat, with a maximum depth
of 1.0m. Slight traces of structural remains are visible within the
enclosed area. (4)

SK 4384 8959. Blue Man's Bower moated site. Scheduled RSM no.
13232. (5)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1956
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : V C H, Yorks, 2, 1912, 54
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Hunter A S T, 5, 1943, 117-121, Fig. (C E Whiting)
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JRF 25-MAR-65
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Source Number : 5
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : English Heritage, SAM List, South Yorkshire, March 1994, p 8
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Moat
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 13232
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 48 NW 1
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, BLUE MAN'S BOWER
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1939-01-01
End Date : 1939-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 48 NW 1
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1965-03-25
End Date : 1965-03-25