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Ancient Monuments

This site aims to list every scheduled monument in the British Isles. Each monument page includes the geographic location of the monument and, where possible, Google and OS maps of the location. Where available, the official monument description is also shown.

As well as the official data, we also have user-contributed notes and photos. Over time, this is expected to build to a comprehensive user-contributed database of Britian's ancient monuments.

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Fosterdown or Pilgrim Fort: a London Mobilisation Centre Caterham Valley Surrey

I spent the week 30th April - 7th May, 1966 there with Ashburton Junior School. Although I'm now 61 the memories are still very strong. In fact I still consider it the best week of my life (sad, I know). Who could forget the tents on concrete, [...]

Chris Andrews, 8 July 2016

Round Barrow 600m South West of Hob on the Hill Commondale North Yorkshire

There is nothing visible to my untrained eye that there is /was a round cairn in this location

John D Hunter, 29 June 2016

Bradwell Castle Mound: a Motte and Bailey Castle 80m North East of St. Lawrence's Church. Bradwell Buckinghamshire

From the information Board in the Wild Garden BRADWELL CASTLE MOUND: A MOTTE AND BAILEY CASTLE Our Motte is 80m north east of St Lawrences Church and was probably built during the reign of King Stephen(who came to the throne after the death of Henry 1 in 1135). Motte castles are medieval fortifications [...]

carolynn langley, 27 June 2016

Beattock Hill, fort Dumfries and Galloway Dumfries and Galloway

I find this a fascinating site. The location provides great views all around the Moffat hills and down Annandale. The shape of the fort is well defined and despite centuries of agriculture and even the use of the hills for military training in WW2,it remains a hillfort. Frustratingly I cannot [...]

Don gillespie, 22 June 2016

Fosterdown or Pilgrim Fort: a London Mobilisation Centre Caterham Valley Surrey

I remember having a wonderful time at Pilgrims Fort. There's even a song that comes to mind. Although I went to Rockmount Primary in Norwood, I seem to think the trip was related to my time in the Brownies in Norwood, rather than to do with school.I guess I went [...]

Sue Adams, 17 June 2016

Two Barrows at Bridgewater Monument Aldbury Hertfordshire

Taken from the information board: MONEYBURY HILL BARROW The raised ground in front of you is part of an area known as Moneybury Hill on Pitstone Common. This mound,thought to be a 4000 year old bronze age burial barrow, is a nationally important scheduled monument. It may have been the grave of a prominent local figure [...]

carolynn langley, 13 June 2016

Burton Howe Round Barrow Westerdale North Yorkshire

About half a mile to the north of Burton Howe at NZ 60410 04222 is a Guide Stone known as the Ingleby Moor Hand Stone. It has the following Information carved on its East , West and South Faces. There is nothing on the North Face West Face [...]

John D Hunter, 2 June 2016

Owlcotes deserted medieval village Leeds West Yorkshire

This village or the last remains of the village are still there to be seen, or at least the foundations including the door steps, easier to see in winter when the vegetation dies back, the site was used from the 12th century until 1930 when the last of the homes [...]

Jason Rafferty, 27 May 2016

Ice house at Towneley Hall Burnley Lancashire

Philip has spelt 'their' wrongly

Linda Whitehead, 22 May 2016

Bowl Barrow in Conyfield Wood, 570m Nne of Messing Park Farm Messing-cum-Inworth Essex

Stumbled across this today on a walk around Conyfield Woods. A lovely area currently bedecked in bluebells. I had to research when I got home as there was no signage stating what I was looking at. Clearly of interest as it was fenced off. The fence and a stile to access [...]

Ray Crowther, 15 May 2016

Woolbeding Bridge Woolbeding with Redford West Sussex

Sadly this ancient structure is damaged with alarming regularity every two years; Feb 2006, Oct 2008, Jul 2010, Feb 2012, Dec 2013 and Mar 2016. The damage is always to the same part of the bridge i.e. the northeast end of the downstream parapet, at an average cost of around £4000. [...]

John Andre, 24 April 2016

Round Barrow 330m South of Oldfields Moreton Say Shropshire

Found Bronze Age Axe Head on a farm in this area.Metal Detc.Sunday 10th April.2016.Tel:-0151 638 7736

Frank Pearson, 14 April 2016


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