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Round Hill

Hob Uid: 48726
Location :
North Yorkshire
Carlton Town
Grid Ref : SE0676084610
Summary : A Medieval motte consisting of an earthen mound about 32m in diameter and 3.7m high constructed from spoil from the surrounding ditch. The top is relatively flat, 9m diameter, and apparently dressed stones have been noted protruding from the ground.
More information : (SE 06768461) Round Hill (NAT). (1)

An artificial conical-shaped hill 45ft high with an elm tree on the
summit is situated in an area called "Flatts" at Carlton. (2)

Castle: conical motte at Carlton perhaps outpost of Middleham (SE 18 NW 7). (3)

A motte consisting of an earthen mound about 32.0m diameter and 3.7m high constructed from the spoil of a surrounding ditch (1.6m deep and 4.1m average width) with the steep slopes of a stream forming the north side.
The top is relatively flat 9.0m in diameter with a slight downward slope towards the north north west. About 2.0m north west of the centre, two apparently dressed stone blocks protrude through the turf.
Published survey (1:2500) revised. (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1958
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Source details : York & North Riding 2 1859 420fn (T Whellan)
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Source Number : 3
Source : Yorkshire, the North Riding
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Vol(s) : 1966
Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 AGM 22-AUG-77
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Motte
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 08 SE 3
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Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SE 08 SE 3
Start Date : 1977-08-22
End Date : 1977-08-22