Keys to the Past

Earthwork (Lowick)

These are the remains of a medieval motte. It stands at the junction of two small valleys. The main earthwork cut off an area of ground with a deep ditch. There was an outer enclosure, but ploughing has destroyed it. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N3678
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
UNCERTAIN
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1955; E Geary
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1964; N K Blood
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1968; D Smith



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Lowick


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