SK9202 : Earthwork in Morcott Spinney

taken 4 years ago, near to North Luffenham, Rutland, Great Britain

Earthwork in Morcott Spinney
Earthwork in Morcott Spinney
This is a scheduled monument, but there is no clear indication of precisely what it was. It has been variously identified as an uncompleted motte, a Civil War artillery emplacement and a viewpoint for a landed estate. Aerial photography from 2011 indicates further earthworks outside the spinney, suggesting an 'outer bailey' but without any confirmation that they are associated with the main earthwork.
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SK9202, 23 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 11 April, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 18 April, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 9278 0233 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:36.6500N 0:37.8738W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 9277 0231
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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