Earthworks at Glanton (Glanton)
In the 19th century some earthworks were seen on the north and south side of Glanton as well as a rectangular enclosure on the east side of the village. It was suggested that the enclosure may have been a Romano-British settlement. Investigation of these sites in the 20th century found no trace of the earthworks but a ploughed down platform with traces of a ditch may be the enclosure. It is now thought these remains may be part of a boundary bank and ditch which may have encircled Glanton in medieval times.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
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Source of Reference
Local History of Glanton
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