Warrening Enclosure on Shortgate Hill, 480m South West of Coomb Slack Farm

North Yorkshire

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Post Medieval
Square Enclosure

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

North Yorkshire County Council

District Council

Scarborough Borough Council


Hutton Buscel

Parliamentary Constituency

Scarborough and Whitby

Grid Reference

SE956956 (495558, 489025)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.2878, -0.531867

Nearest Postcode

YO13 9AB

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An embanked enclosure situated on Shortgate Hill. The enclosure is sqaure in pland with rounded corners, and the interior measures up to 10 metres across. It is defined by a continuous earthen bank which is up to 2.5 metres wide and 0.3 metres high. The bank has a straight and well defined edge on the inside of the enclosure. The enclosure is interpreted as a feature related to post-medieval warrening activities. Scheduled.

English Heritage

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