Site of Anglo-Saxon fingerpost

Description of this historic site

The site of a signpost dating to the Migration and Early Medieval periods and known from documentary evidence. It was situated 500m north of Waddon Hill on the route of a trackway of the same date.

Notes about this historic site

1 Stapol (post or pole) referred to in a charter dated AD 757 (though the relevant boundary clause is of later date). Probably a fingerpost showing the way.

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