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Monument Number 52364

Hob Uid: 52364
Location :
North Yorkshire
Hambleton
Ainderby Miers with Holtby
Grid Ref : SE2770091700
Summary : Mounds and trenches in which large quantities of human bones and fragments of armour were found. Reported in 19th century sources.
More information : (SE 277917) Cloven Hills. Skeletons and pieces of
Armour have been dug up here (NAT).
(SE 2839090) Skeleton & piece of Armour have been dug up
here (NAT) (1)

A battle is supposed to have been fought at Cloven Hill, human
bones having often been found there. (2)

(SE 281913). Mounds and trenches in which large quantities of
human bones, fragments of armour, spurs etc were found during
drainage work, are in Leases Hall park. They are supposed to be
relics of the battle of Northallerton (SE 29 NE 2) but this took
place elsewhere (about 6 miles to the north east). Some of the
trenches were once known as "Scots Pits" in allusion to the Scots
killed in the battle. (Nothing shown on OS 25" 1892). (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1857
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Hist & Topography of York and NR 2 1859 113 (T Whellan & Co)
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Romantic Richmondshire 1897 148-9 (H Speight)
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
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Monument Type : Human Remains, Mound, Ditch
Evidence : Find, Documentary Evidence

Components and Objects:
Period : Uncertain
Component Monument Type : Human Remains, Mound, Ditch
Object Type : ARMOUR
Object Material :

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 29 SE 7
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1495284
Relationship type : General association

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