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Blog – Stourpaine Moat: Stourpaine: Stures: Stour-Payne: Sture Payne.
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Blog – Stourpaine Moat: Stourpaine: Stures: Stour-Payne: Sture Payne.

  Stourpaine, Dorset. OSGB – ST 86040 09250 Scheduled Monument. Monument Number – 205404.   Medieval moated fortified manor house. Situated near Stourpaine church, near where the River Stour and...
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Blog – Slipton Lodge: Money Holes.
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Blog – Slipton Lodge: Money Holes.

  Lowick, Northamptonshire. OSGB – SP 95009 81236. Scheduled monument. Monument Number 1011037.   Medieval Moated site. Game Keepers Lodge. The site is of a trapezoid shape with the eastern...
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Blog – Scotney Old Castle: Scotney Castle: Echotny.
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Blog – Scotney Old Castle: Scotney Castle: Echotny.

  Lamberhurst, Kent. OSGB – TQ 68938 35229. Scheduled Monument. Grade I Listed Building.   Medieval moated castle. Quadrangular castle with round towers, of which only the southern one survives....
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Blog – Southsea Castle: South Sea Castle: Sousey Castle: Port Sea Castle: South Castle: Chaderton Castle.
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Blog – Southsea Castle: South Sea Castle: Sousey Castle: Port Sea Castle: South Castle: Chaderton Castle.

  Portsea Island, Portsmouth, Hampshire. OSGB – SZ 64332 98013. Scheduled Monument.   Device fort of Henry VIII built with the proceeds from the Dissolution of the Monasteries. Protects Portsmouth...
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Blog – Devil’s Point Blockhouse: Devil’s Point Castle: Devil’s Point Battery: Passage Point.
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Blog – Devil’s Point Blockhouse: Devil’s Point Castle: Devil’s Point Battery: Passage Point.

  Plymouth, Devon. OSGB – SX 4596 5333. Scheduled. Grade II listed Building.   Coastal defence battery. An octagonal tower with a single story, vaulted roof, and a parapet. Had...
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Blog – Camber Castle: Combre Castle: Chambre Castle: Camber-before-Rye: Winchelsea Castle.
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Blog – Camber Castle: Combre Castle: Chambre Castle: Camber-before-Rye: Winchelsea Castle.

  Kevill Point, Rye, East Sussex. OSGB – TQ 92186 18457. English Heritage. Grade I Listed Building.   A castle stands, enduring flaws, Gusts, tempests, storms, and time’s devouring jaws:...
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Blog – Quarr Abbey: Quarraria: Abbey of St. Mary in the Quarries: The Abbey of Our Lade and St. John.
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Blog – Quarr Abbey: Quarraria: Abbey of St. Mary in the Quarries: The Abbey of Our Lade and St. John.

  Ryde, Isle of Wight. OSGB – SZ 56213 92726. Scheduled Monument. Grade II Listed Building – Quarr Abbey Farm.   A new Abbey was built on the site early...
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Blog – Langdon Abbey: West Langdon Abbey: Langedune.
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Blog – Langdon Abbey: West Langdon Abbey: Langedune.

  West Langdon, Kent. Scheduled Monument. Grade II Listed Building. OSGB – TR 32634 46960.   The site is located in what was Bewesborough Hundred.     Langdon Abbey was...
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Blog – Evesham Abbey: Homme: Eove’s Homme: Eve’s-Ham: Evasen: Evescam.
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Blog – Evesham Abbey: Homme: Eove’s Homme: Eve’s-Ham: Evasen: Evescam.

  Evesham, Worcestershire OSGB – SP 0374 4363 Grade I Listed Building   Fortified abbey. The Great Gatehouse included statues of the Virgin Mary, St. Egwin and a number of...
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Blog – Buckland Abbey: Buckland Greyville.
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Blog – Buckland Abbey: Buckland Greyville.

  Buckland Monachorum, Devon. OSGB – SX 48725 66783. Grade I Listed Building. Barn – Grade I Listed Building. National Trust.   The site is situated within an area of...
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Blog – Carvoran Roman Fort: Magnis: Magnae Carvetiorum: Banna?
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Blog – Carvoran Roman Fort: Magnis: Magnae Carvetiorum: Banna?

  Carvoran, Northumberland. Scheduled Monument. Monument Listing – 1010991. OSGB – NY 66590 65785. Vindolanda Trust. Roman Army Museum.   Mentioned in both the Ravenna Cosmography and the Notitia Dignitatum,...
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Blog – Stanwix: Stane Wegges: Petriana: Uxelodum: Uxelludamo: Uxelodunum: Vxelodunum: Vxelodum.
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Blog – Stanwix: Stane Wegges: Petriana: Uxelodum: Uxelludamo: Uxelodunum: Vxelodunum: Vxelodum.

    Stanwix, Carlisle, Cumbria. Scheduled Monument. Monument Numbers – 28484: 1017948.   Stanwix is one of the original primary forts of Hadrian’s Wall and constructed  of timber prior to...
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Blog – Drumburgh Roman Fort: Drum Burgh: Drumbou: Coggabata: Congavata: Concavata: Congabata: Gabrosentum: Gubrosuntum.
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Blog – Drumburgh Roman Fort: Drum Burgh: Drumbou: Coggabata: Congavata: Concavata: Congabata: Gabrosentum: Gubrosuntum.

    Drumburgh, Cumbria. OSGB - NY 25913 60046. Scheduled Monument. Historic England List Number 1014699.   The names listed above are all recorded in the past as being associated...
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Blog – Birdoswald: Burgh Oswald: Banna: Amboglanna: Camboglanna.
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Blog – Birdoswald: Burgh Oswald: Banna: Amboglanna: Camboglanna.

  Birdoswald, Cumbria. OSGB - NY 61452 66263. Scheduled Monument. Historic England List Number – 1010994.   There is some archaeological evidence that the site may have previously been an...
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Blog – Segedunum: Wallsend
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Blog – Segedunum: Wallsend

    Wallsend, Tyne-and-Wear, Northumberland. OSGB - NZ 30004 66067, NZ 30037 65992.   The site is located at the eastern end of Hadrian’s Wall and guards the River Tyne....
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Blog – Alfred’s Castle; Alfred’s Camp; Ashbury; Ashbury Castle; Ashberry; Ashberry Castle; Ashberry Camp.
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Blog – Alfred’s Castle; Alfred’s Camp; Ashbury; Ashbury Castle; Ashberry; Ashberry Castle; Ashberry Camp.

    Ashbury Estate, Ashbury, Oxfordshire (Originally situated in Berkshire). OSGB – SU 2773 8223. Scheduled Monument. Monument Number 225540. National Trust Property.   Iron Age univallate hill fort, Roman...
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Roslin Castle; Rosslyn Castle
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Roslin Castle; Rosslyn Castle

    Roslin, Midlothian. NT 27440 62701. Scheduled Ancient Monument. Category A Listed Building.   The castle sits on the northern bank of the River Esk on Roslin Glen cliffs....
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Pendragon Castle: Castle of Mallerstang: Mallerstang Castle
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Pendragon Castle: Castle of Mallerstang: Mallerstang Castle

  PRIVATE PROPERTY   Mallerstang Dale, Cumbria OSGB – NY 781025 Grade I Listed Building   Fortified Tower. Pele Tower. Situated on a spur overlooking the River Eden to its...
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Oldbury Hill: Oldbury Camp: Oldbury Hillfort
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Oldbury Hill: Oldbury Camp: Oldbury Hillfort

  Oldbury, Ightam, Kent. OSGB – TQ582562 Scheduled Monument. Monument Number 409479   A multivallate, Iron Age hillfort/camp, roughly diamond shaped. Contour hillfort covering approximately 50 hectares. It is the...
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Ramsey Abbey; Booth’s Hill; Ramsey the Rich; Ramsey the Golden.
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Ramsey Abbey; Booth’s Hill; Ramsey the Rich; Ramsey the Golden.

      Ramsey, Cambridgeshire. OSGB – TL 2918 8503 Scheduled Ancient Monument Monument Number 871276 Gatehouse Grade I Listed Building.   Sitting on what was once an island in...
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