Tag Archives: Romano-British

Church Field, North Ockendon, Essex

Tumuli (destroyed): OS Grid-Reference – TQ 618 850 Also Known as: Monument No. 414124 Archaeology & History As with many prehistoric sites, this too was unearthed and seemingly destroyed in the 19th century. Although it seems that nothing now remains … Continue reading

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Bartlow Hills, Bartlow, Cambridgeshire

Tumuli:  OS Grid Reference – TL 586 449 Also Known as: The Three Hills Getting Here The best way to get here (when we went anyway, quite a few years back now), was via the old church . At the … Continue reading

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Bengengie North, Alva, Clackmannanshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – NN 86680 00601  —  NEW FIND Getting Here This really take a lot of effort to find. From Alva, go up through the graveyard past St. Serf’s Well, turning left and across cross the lane. … Continue reading

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Allt Leathan, Fortingall, Perthshire

Enclosure: OS Grid Reference – NN 7246 5659 Also Known as: Canmore ID 25089 Getting Here Although found within the parish of Fortingall many miles to the south, this site is much closer to Kinloch Rannoch, just a few miles … Continue reading

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Borough Hills, West Mersea, Essex

Tumuli (destroyed): OS Grid Reference – TM 022 143 Also Known as: Barrow Hills Five Barrows Archaeology & History Known as Five Barrows presumably from the five main burial mounds that were once here, very little in modern texts seem … Continue reading

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Beadle Hill, Extwistle, Lancashire

Earthworks:  OS Grid Reference – SD 8895 3420 Archaeology & History The low hill called Beadle Hill is located about half a mile north of Swinden Reservoir between Worsthorne and Haggate in the area called Extwistle. It is just a … Continue reading

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Oldfield Hill, Meltham, West Yorkshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SE 0874 1009 Getting Here From the crossroads at the centre of Meltham, near the church, take the Wessenden Head Road up out of town for about a mile.  Keep your eyes peeled to right … Continue reading

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Marchup, Addingham, West Yorkshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SE 0478 4987 Getting Here Take the A6034 road between Addingham and Silsden and, at the very top of the hill between the two towns, at Cringles, take the small road of Cringles Lane north … Continue reading

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Duncroisk Crosses Stone, Glen Lochay, Perthshire

Carved Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 53258 36436 Also Known as: Canmore ID 24167 Dancing Shaman Stone Duncroisk (Canmore) Duncroisk 4 (Morris) Warrior Stone Getting Here Follow the same directions to get to the cup-marked stone on the slope … Continue reading

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Castle Hill, Little Wittenham, Oxfordshire

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – SU 570 925 Also Known as: Sinodun Camp Wittenham Clumps Getting Here Either reach this from Dorchester’s Dyke Hills by crossing the bridge over the Thames at its southwestern side and walk thru the village … Continue reading

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