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Monument Number 70694

Hob Uid: 70694
Location :
Shropshire
Moreton Corbet and Lee Brockhurst
Grid Ref : SJ5463027210
Summary : Alleged site of a Medieval Motte, nothing visible during field investigation.
More information : [SJ 54632721] TUMULUS[OE] (Site of) (1)

The fragment of a castle mound, 9 ft. high at Lee Brockhurst destroyed about 1936. (2)

Two bones from a tumulus at Lea Brockhurst were given to Shrewsbury Museum 7.2.1842 ?Lost. (3)

From a mound in Lee, a sword was taken 'a few years since'. It was stolen before being seen by any authority. [Possibly applies.] (4)

The feature is shown on OS 25" of 1901 as a hollow. This has been obliterated and the site built upon. No trace of a mound was found in the vicinity. (5)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1954
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Source : The Victoria history of Shropshire: volume one
Source details : (J.C. Wall & E.A. Downman)
Page(s) : 385-6
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Vol(s) : 1908
Source Number : 3
Source : Annotated Record Map
Source details : Corr 6" Shrewsbury Museum (L.F. Chitty, udtd)
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Antiquities of Hawkstone c.1829 p.53 (Anon ?Jane Hill)
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JR 05-FEB-62
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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 : Destroyed Monument

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SJ 52 NW 6
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Related Warden Records :
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Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SJ 52 NW 6
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1962-02-05
End Date : 1962-02-05