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HER Number:83
Name:STAMFORD HILL - Iron Age round, Romano British round, Post Medieval battery

Summary

The remains of a round re-used as a gun battery during the Civil War battle of 1643.

Grid Reference:SS 2274 0704
Parish:Bude Stratton, North Cornwall, Cornwall
Map:Show location on Streetmap

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument CO964: Camp N of Penhunsey with memorial

Other References/Statuses

  • OS No. (OS Quarter-sheet and OS No.): SS20NW 11
  • Primary Record No. (1985-2009): 83
  • SMR No. (OS Quarter-sheet and SMR No.): SS20NW 9

Monument Type(s):

  • ROUND (Early Iron Age to Romano British - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • BATTERY (Civil War (1642 to 1651) - 1642 AD to 1651 AD)

Full description

On Stamford Hill, close to the site of the Civil War battle of 1643, are the remains of an Iron Age or Romano-British round. The earthwork was re-used as a gun battery during the action, but this does not seem to have caused any alterations.

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Site history:
1: 1977. OS
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JAT, JAT FILM 3 16 (Aerial Photograph). SCO21349.


JAT, JAT FILM 3 17 (Aerial Photograph). SCO21339.


JAT, JAT FILM 3 18 (Aerial Photograph). SCO21338.


JAT, JAT FILM 3 19 (Aerial Photograph). SCO21337.


JAT, JAT FILM 3 20 (Aerial Photograph). SCO21336.


<1> Coate, M, 1933, Cornwall in the Great Civil War and Interregnum 1642-1660, 66-70 (Bibliographic reference). SCO3084.


<2> Maclaughlan, H, 1849, Notes on Restormel Castle, VOL 34, 21 (Article in serial). SCO3894.


<3> Page, W (Editor), 1906, Victoria History of the County of Cornwall, VOL I, 467 (Bibliographic reference). SCO4068.

Sources / Further Reading

---SCO21336 - Aerial Photograph: JAT. JAT FILM 3 20. SS 2270 0700.
---SCO21337 - Aerial Photograph: JAT. JAT FILM 3 19. SS 2270 0700.
---SCO21338 - Aerial Photograph: JAT. JAT FILM 3 18. SS 2270 0700.
---SCO21339 - Aerial Photograph: JAT. JAT FILM 3 17. SS 2270 0700.
---SCO21349 - Aerial Photograph: JAT. JAT FILM 3 16. SS 2270 0700.
[1]SCO3084 - Bibliographic reference: Coate, M. 1933. Cornwall in the Great Civil War and Interregnum 1642-1660. 66-70.
[2]SCO3894 - Article in serial: Maclaughlan, H. 1849. Notes on Restormel Castle. RRIC, Vol 32. VOL 34, 21.
[3]SCO4068 - Bibliographic reference: Page, W (Editor). 1906. Victoria History of the County of Cornwall. Page, W. VOL I, 467.

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Related records

83.10Parent of: STAMFORD HILL - Iron Age round, Romano British round (Monument)
83.20Parent of: STAMFORD HILL - Post Medieval battery (Monument)