Deer Leap on Danes Bank, Coughton.

Description of this historic site

The site of a possible deer leap dating from the Medieval to the Post Medieval period. The site is located to the south of Coughton Park.

Notes about this historic site

1 On Danes Bank, an undated earthwork, are traces of a row of stakes, which may indicate its use as a deer leap.
2 According to the gamekeeper the posts were 3.6m from the ditch on the SW side, and were probably a deer leap. Info taken from Chatwin’s Map.
3 Scheduled as Warwickshire Monument No 73.

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