Castle Hill (Coanwood)
A natural mound, which has been converted for defensive purposes possibly in medieval times. A steep slope naturally protects three sides of the mound, while one side has had an enormous ditch constructed to protect it. Much of the site has been damaged by the construction of a railway.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
|Event(s):||FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1956; A S Phillips|
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1966; R W Emsley
Source of Reference
Local History of Coanwood
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