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Saxons Lowe

Hob Uid: 75658
Location :
Staffordshire
Stafford
Stone Rural
Grid Ref : SJ8750036660
Summary : ? Site of barrow, ? natural feature; BA pottery
More information : [SJ 8750 3666] Saxons' Lowe (NR) (1)

Saxon's Lowe (NAT) (2)

"Saxon Low. Fragments of Bronze Age urns, now in the possession of Mr
Charles Lynam, FSA." (3)

An irregular mound diameter 241ft by 315ft, height 38ft. See plan.(4)

Saxon's Low, locally called Hangman's Low. The northern side is a
natural formation of red sandstone which has been quarried. Above the
quarry the ground is evidently artificial.
We are not aware of any legends in connection with the origin of this
mound, nor of any relics having been discovered. (5)

Saxon's Lowe is a natural sandstone knoll. The summit is slightly
rounded but there is now no surveyable evidence of a barrow. (6)

No change. (7)

Scheduled under Castles and Fortifications. (8)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1922-28
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : OS 1:10000 1981
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : VCH Staffs 1 1908 181 (G Clinch)
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Source Number : 3a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Owner Occupier Mt J Brooks
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Ibid 376 plan (C Lynam)
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Source Number : 5
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : MS Hist of Tittensor (Late 19th century unpag) (Deaville) (William Salt Library Staffordshire)
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 AC 04-MAR-58
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Source Number : 7
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F2 ASP 18-OCT-74
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Source Number : 8
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : DOE(IAM) Anc Mons List 3 1977 97
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
Monument End Date : -700
Monument Start Date : -2600
Monument Type : Round Barrow
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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : ST 56
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SJ 83 NE 3
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SJ 83 NE 3
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1958-03-04
End Date : 1958-03-04
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SJ 83 NE 3
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1974-10-18
End Date : 1974-10-18