SE3924 : 'Fairies Hill', Whitwood

taken 12 years ago, near to Whitwood, Wakefield, Great Britain

'Fairies Hill', Whitwood.
'Fairies Hill', Whitwood.
The remains of an 11th century motte and bailey fortification, long reputed be just that, but written off by 20th century archaeologists as a mound of colliery spoil. However, excavations in 2007 confirmed its medieval origins and showed it to be constructed in the same way as the motte at Hastings Castle.
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SE3924, 58 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
February 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 12 August, 2007
Category
Fort   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 397 249 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:43.1402N 1:23.9478W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 398 248
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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