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Monument Number 316600

Hob Uid: 316600
Location :
Rotherham
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : SK4054093510
Summary : The earthwork remains of a possible motte and bailey, consisting of a large well-defined mound. It may not be a conventional motte. Scheduled as a Motte and Bailey by English Heritage.
More information : [SK 4054 9351] Motte & Bailey [GT]. (1)

A motte and bailey at Kimberworth, identified by B.H. St. J. O'Neil,
and scheduled as an ancient monument. (2-3)

Resurveyed at 1/1250, a large, well-defined mound slightly "stepped" at the western end. The feature has not the appearance of a conventional motte & bailey, but is possibly the remains of a castle mound with an outer courtyard. (4)

SK 4054 9350. Kimberworth motte and bailey castle. Scheduled RSM no. 13224. (5)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1956
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Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : AMs England and Wales, 1961, 113, (M.O.W.)
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Source Number : 3
Source : Externally held archive reference
Source details : Hunter Index
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JRF 30-MAR-65
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Source Number : 5
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
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 : Motte And Bailey
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 13224
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 49 SW 2
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1047493
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 49 SW 2
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1965-03-30
End Date : 1965-03-30