Monument record MNL 144 - Highpost Farm, Hurdle Drove, West Row.

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"Chalk structure" disclosed by deep ploughing.


Grid reference Centred TL 6665 7827 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL67NE


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

"Chalk structure disclosed by deep ploughing. Circular (4 feet diameter) hollow structure made of blocks of chalk clunch, large flints on top, silt inside. Extends downward about 7 feet. Timber at base. No tradition or dateable material" (S1,S2).

Possibly well, probably `tipe' (swivelled rabbit trap). Possibly further information in G Briscoe archive (S3).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL67NE10.
  • <S2> Cartographic materials: Briscoe, J. 1951. MIHLM, Correspondents 6 inch record map, G Briscoe entry, 1951.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Lady Grace Briscoe. Grace Briscoe archive. diaries, notebooks.
  • <S4> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Dec 10 2020 2:14PM

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