Keys to the Past

Circular feature (Netherton with Biddlestone)

A small earthwork lies amongst an area of disturbed ground at Netherton. It measures 6m in diameter and is surrounded by a wide, deep ditch. The central mound is 1.5m high. Locally the feature is known as a cockpit, but the ditch and overall size do not seem typical of cockpits.

Reference number:N1110
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
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Source of Reference
Local History of Netherton with Biddlestone
Local History of Netherton with Biddlestone


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