Dog Island moat near Gainsborough


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Dog Island Moated Site, Gainsborough

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English Heritage

County Council

Lincolnshire County Council

District Council

West Lindsey District Council



Parliamentary Constituency


Grid Reference

SE813813 (481333, 389553)

WGS84 Coordinates

53.3963, -0.776698

Nearest Postcode

DN21 2AS

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Neolithic flint implements.

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User-Submitted Notes

Dog island is the remains of a moated enclosure, with C19 (according to the Sites and Monuments record) remains of building. The site was used as a boatyard up to some point in the 1920s at the latest.

Pete, 29 October 2011

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