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Name:RANBY HOE, MARKET STAINTON
HER Number:40391
Type of record:Monument

Summary

RANBY HOE, MARKET STAINTON

Grid Reference:TF 227 791
Map Sheet:TF27NW
Parish:MARKET STAINTON, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Full description

SITE OF POSSIBLE TUMULUS, SUPPOSED TO BE SITE OF TUMULUS LEVELLED IN THE 19TH CENTURY.{1}{2}{3}
NOTE 40392 TUMULUS LEVELLED IN 1833 AND 40393 BEACON HILL. THERE SEEMS TO BE SOME CONFUSION BETWEEN THE THREE. REV JAMES ALPASS PENNY IN 1922 SAID RANBY HOE WAS A TUMULUS CLOSE TO RANBY CHURCH THAT WAS REMOVED ABOUT 70 YEARS AGO. HE ALSO SAYS THE HOE WAS A MEETING PLACE OF ASSEMBLY FOR LINCOLNSHIRE FORCES UNDER SIR ROBERT WILLIS. THE GROUP MARCHED TO LONDON BUT ENDED THEIR LOT IN LOSECOTE FIELD NEAR EMPRINGHAM, RUTLAND IN 1470.{3}
There is a cropmark ring ditch recorded very close to this location (TF 2272 7915). {4}


<1> OS, 1956, OS 6 INCH SERIES, TF27NW2 (Map). SLI3659.

<2> OS CARD INDEX, -,1964, FEATHERSTONE K J A (Index). SLI2630.

<3> PENNY, J. A., 1922, MORE FOLKLORE AROUND HORNCASTLE, P 54 (Bibliographic Reference). SLI1020.

<4> Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1992-1996, National Mapping Programme, TF2279:LI.568.7.1-2 (Map). SLI3613.

Monument Types

  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • ROUND BARROW? (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 801 BC)

Sources and further reading

<1>Map: OS. 1956. OS 6 INCH SERIES. TF27NW2.
<2>Index: OS CARD INDEX. MARKET STAINTON. -,1964, FEATHERSTONE K J A.
<3>Bibliographic Reference: PENNY, J. A.. 1922. MORE FOLKLORE AROUND HORNCASTLE. P 54.
<4>Map: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1992-1996. National Mapping Programme. TF2279:LI.568.7.1-2.

Related records

40393Related to: Beacon Hill, Market Stainton (Monument)