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Baddesley Clinton: replica of Priest Hole probably built by St Nicholas Owen (ex.1606)

Baddesley Clinton Hall Moated Site and Fishponds Baddesley Clinton Warwickshire

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

Our school, St Marks in South Norwood, went to Pilgrim Fort in 1952 for a week. Fantastic for us so deprived of any of this sort of adventure. We shared it with Howard School I think. We played daily football matches against them before evening dinner. We walked everyday to [...]

John Symonds, 2 July 2017

Bellmanpark Lime Kilns and Part of an Associated Tramway 180m North West of Bellman Farm Clitheroe Lancashire

Things were different back in the 1950s.Dad recalls nothing was ever locked up in them days and as kids they would often play round the quarries,either Salthill or Bellman,at Bellman Kilns near the embankment was a long building,a kind of a blacksmiths shop and after the quarry men had gone [...]

Martin Wrigley, 16 June 2017

Bellmanpark Lime Kilns and Part of an Associated Tramway 180m North West of Bellman Farm Clitheroe Lancashire

My dad recalls there being an old flatbed rail truck on the salthill to bellman kiln line,though by this time in the 1950s the line was out of use.But he and the other local kids would push it out of salthill and then lie flat on it and ride downhill [...]

Martin Wrigley, 16 June 2017

Middle Rigg Round Barrows and Segmented Embanked Pit Alignment Glaisdale North Yorkshire

About 200 yards to the east of the three main tumuli on Three Howes Rigg is another tumulus at NZ 74148 10663 and marked as such on the OS Map - Photo Uploaded

John D Hunter, 11 June 2017

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

Went to Pilgrim Fort from Woodside Junior School about summer 1967. Brilliant trip. Slept in tents on concrete bases. Our tent won a cup for being the tidiest. When i got home, found Mum and Dad had got our first colour tv! Fantastic memories.

Mary Coxon, 27 May 2017

Three Round Barrows 130m North West of Seavy Pond Levisham North Yorkshire

About 140 yards to the south of the cairns is a cross dyke and marked as such on the OS map - Photo uploaded

John D Hunter, 17 May 2017

Round Hut and Cairns on NW Slope of Braich Ddu Arthog Gwynedd

The map reference that appears on this web page is totally wrong. It should be something like SH 634 122.

Gerry Skinner, 1 May 2017

Bellmanpark Lime Kilns and Part of an Associated Tramway 180m North West of Bellman Farm Clitheroe Lancashire

I remember my gran used to tell me that she had an aunty who lived at bankfield cottage,which apparantly was at the other side of the main line from carters lime works,and she used to cut through the lime works and accross the railway to get there.So i am assuming [...]

martin wrigley, 23 April 2017

Round Barrow 200m North East of Priests' Spar Quarry Osmotherley North Yorkshire

Bowl Barrow

marlies barlow, 22 April 2017

Vignoles Bridge Coventry West Midlands

The Vignoles bridge was constructed in 1835 in Tipton to a design by Charles Vignoles. Originally built to span the Coventry to Oxford canal it was moved to its present site, to the West of Coventry city centre, in 1969. Thomas Telford used this design of bridge extensively in the canal [...]

John Rubidge, 31 March 2017

Bowl Barrow on Churchland Green 350m West of Coldharbour Farm Loddiswell Devon

The name 'Churchlands Green',seems significant The stillborn,who had not been baptised, could not be buried in consecrated ground,and neither could the outstanding and obvious sinners, usually prostitutes. An alternative had to be found,and it must be likely that Churchlands fulfilled this need for three parishes.This in addition to being a [...]

Richard West, 30 March 2017

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

I went Pilgrims Fort in Spring 1974, I was at Woodside Juniors. I had a fab time, I remember the camp beds were on concrete bases and we had to build a camp fire n make tea, food was good. Best school trip ever.

Sharon Evans, 17 March 2017


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