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Butt Hill

Hob Uid: 589953
Location :
North Yorkshire
Craven
Clapham cum Newby
Grid Ref : SD7062068850
Summary : The mound known as Butt Hill or Robin Hoods's Butt is likley to be a natural feature but was tentatively included in a list of mottes by a Victorian antiquarian, who himself noted the element of doubt in this interpretation.
More information : Site derived from OS 1st edition map (1)

In his list of mottes published in 1889, GT Clark noted a Mound at Clapham known as Robin Hood's Butt. He indicated that he was uncertain as to the interpretation of the mound as a motte or moated site commenting that "its character is doubtful". Please note that he mistakenly put this entry in the Lancashire section. (2)

Online version of the journal article cited above. (3)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1st ed. Yorks 113 1851
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Source Number : 2
Source : The Archaeological Journal
Source details : Article by GT Clark: 'Contribution towards a complete list of moated mounds or burhs' pp197-217
Page(s) : 207
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Vol(s) : 46, 1889
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Source : World Wide Web page
Source details : Internet Archive 2001 ' The Archaeological Journal Volume 46' <> [Accessed 17-JAN-2011]
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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 : Conjectural Evidence
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
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Monument Type : Non Antiquity
Evidence : Conjectural Evidence

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SD 76 NW 73
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