Monument details

HER Number:928
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Motte and bailey 360m N of Harthill Bank

Summary

This Site is scheduled as motte and bailey castle. It is described as comprising a mound with an encircling ditch. The area close by has been used for sand extraction which has encroached upon the site. In the 13th century the area is referred to in 1277 as a stew (fishpond) called Ocmere.


Parish:OAKMERE, VALE ROYAL, CHESHIRE WEST AND CHESTER

Monument Types

  • BAILEY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (?))
  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DITCH (Ditch & Bank, Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOTTE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (?))
  • QUARRY? (Quarry/Pit, AD 20TH CENTURY to AD 21st CENTURY - 1901 AD? to 2050 AD?)
Protected Status:Scheduled Monument 1011792: Motte And Bailey 360M N Of Harthill Bank



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