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Red Lees Entrenchments

Hob Uid: 45332
Location :
Lancashire
Burnley
Cliviger
Grid Ref : SD8690031500
Summary : Earthworks supposedly associated with the Battle of Brunanburgh AD937.
More information : (SD 86673124 to SD 87023180) The Red Lees Intrenchments
have the appearance of foundations or temporary earthworks. They
command the valley of the south branch of the Calder, and also a
considerable portion of that of the Brun; their dimensions are such
that agriculture has not yet defaced them.

The earthworks called "Burh Intrenchments" are associated with the
battle of Brunanburgh AD 937. (1-3)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : T Lancs & Ches HS 9 1856 35 (T T Wilkinson)
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Hist Whalley 2 3rd ed 1876 195 (T D Whitaker)
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : T Lancs & Ches AS 26 1908 map 44 (J T Marquis)
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Early Medieval
Display Date : 937
Monument End Date : 937
Monument Start Date : 937
Monument Type : Battlefield
Evidence : Conjectural Evidence
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
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Monument Type : Bank (Earthwork)
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SD 83 SE 18
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