Site of Poss Hundred Meeting Place on Motslow Hill

Description of this historic site

The site of a mound that may have been a Medieval meeting place. The mound is situated 300m south of the church at Stoneleigh.

Notes about this historic site

1 The tenants of Stoneleigh called Sokemen, were compelled every three weeks to do their suit at the King’s Court held for the manor, upon a place called Motslow Hill, on the N side of the river, opposite the church.
2 Motslow Hill is mentioned in 1260 and later. This may have been used as the Hundred Meeting. There is an artificial mound here 275m SSW of the church.
3 Motslow Hill is centred at SP3372 and there is a possible mound on the site (PRN 5291).

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