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Monument record MDR7623 - Animal pen, 450m south-east of Roystone Grange, Ballidon

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A small rectangular enclosure in the north-east corner of a larger field. Two of the walls underlie the current, larger field walls, but still include medieval fabric. The pen measures 12 metres by 7 metres. The two exposed walls survive as foundations built of large dolomitised limestone blocks. The pen is believed to be associated with the medieval grange, founded in the 12th century. Scheduled along with the adjacent cairn (SMR 995). (1).

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  • <1> Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1999. Scheduling Notification: Prehistoric and Romano-British barrow and medeival animal pen, 450m south-east of Roystone Grange.



Grid reference Centred SK 2038 5649 (39m by 32m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Aug 21 2007 11:16AM

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