HeritageGateway - Home
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Cornwall & Scilly HER Result
Cornwall & Scilly HERPrintable version | About Cornwall & Scilly HER | Visit Cornwall & Scilly HER online...

For important guidance on the use of this record, please click here.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.


HER Number:6434
Name:MARKWELL LANE - Iron Age round, Romano British round, Medieval castle, Medieval motte and bailey

Summary

The field-name 'Castle Floor' suggests the site of a round but there are no remains.

Grid Reference:SX 3710 5738
Parish:Landrake with St Erney, Caradon, Cornwall
Map:Show location on Streetmap

Protected Status: None recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Primary Record No. (1985-2009): 6434
  • SMR No. (OS Quarter-sheet and SMR No.): SX35NE 44

Monument Type(s):

Full description

Berridge suggested that the field-name 'Castle Floor' possibly refers to a round. He recorded no extant remains (b1). Site visit in Dec 1994 by N Thomas and V Gray: Castle Floor is a flat topped hill sloping gently on west and north, steeply on east to the river. On the east side of Castle Floor in the woodlands is a roughly rounded hillock, partly natural, but also apparently partly built up from shaley soil. This wooded hillock is bounded by a field wall on its west side. It occupies a position high above the river with commanding views. Possible motte and bailey site (h2).
(b1) - Berridge, G, 197-, Pers Comm to CCRA, ,

--------------------------------
Site history:
1: 1990. GRAY, V
2: 1994. THOMAS, N (CAU) & GRAY, V
--------------------------------


<2> Tithe Award, 1840s, Landrake, FIELD NO 1130 (Bibliographic reference). SCO4790.

Sources / Further Reading

[2]SCO4790 - Bibliographic reference: Tithe Award. 1840s. Landrake. FIELD NO 1130.

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Related records: none recorded