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Late medieval/early post-medieval ridge and furrow at 42-46 High Street, Hillmorton, Rugby.
1 Archaeological observation during the construction of five new dwellings and driveways at 44-46 High Street, Hillmorton (EWA 7250, SP53177356) recorded a series of late medieval/early post-medieval furrows running across ...
Late medieval/early post-medieval ridge and furrow recorded during excavation at 42-46 High Street, Hillmorton, Rugby.
Hillmorton Medieval Settlement
1 The probable extent of the medieval settlements based on the OS first edition map of 1887, 28NE and the second edition of 1887, 28SE. 2 Domesday has 5 entries for ...
The probable extent of the medieval settlement at Hillmorton based on the Ordnance Survey map of 1887.
Rugby Radio Station
1 A long wave radio station with the transmitter at grid ref SP553747, which originally transmitted in Morse Code with a world wide range. Its recent function has been to ...
A long-wave radio station dating from 1926 and located east of Rugby. The installation included 12 masts, a water-cooled VLF transmitter, and buried fuel tanks. It is used to transmit time signals, and may have had a defence role during the Cold War.
Post-medieval and undated features at 42 High Street, Hillmorton, Rugby.
1 Archaeological observation of the groundworks associated with the construction of new properties at 42, High Street, Hillmorton (EWA 7322, centred on SP53147356) revealed a 19th century pit, an undated ...
Post-medieval and undated features, including pits, a pond, probable boundary ditches, and yard surfaces, recorded during archaeological observation at 42-46 High Street, Hillmorton, Rugby.
Site of Manor House at Hillmorton
1 The manor house, erected about 1772, occupies the site of a more ancient building which stood near the church and had a moat (PRN 5641). The present building forms ...
The site of a manor house that was built during the Imperial period. It was built on the site of an earlier manor house. The site is located in Hillmorton.
Mill Mound 100m NW of W End of Hillmorton High St
1 This has always been assumed to have been a round barrow. It is about 24m in diameter and 2.3m high. It is rounded at the top and similar in ...
The site of a windmill mound, a mound on which a windmill stood. It might date back to the Medieval period. The windmill mound is visible as an earthwork. It is situated to the south of Hillmorton Recreation Ground.
Hillmorton Cross, High Street
1 In the upper village of Hillmorton are the remains of a 14th century stone cross. It has a graduated and moulded base about 0.21m high, above which is a ...
Hillmorton Cross, a Medieval cross that is situated on the High Street.
Hillmorton Shrunken Medieval Settlement
1 The scene of an anti-enclosure rising in 1607 and landowners were prosecuted in the Star Chamber for enclosure here. It is probable that at this time the portion of ...
The site of the Medieval/Post Medieval shrunken village of Hillmorton. The remains of the village are visible as earthworks, which are situated 100m north of the church.
Church of St John the Baptist, Hillmorton
1 Chancel, nave, N and S aisles, S porch and W tower. The earliest architectural remains are of the early or mid 13th century, and indicate the existence of a ...
The Parish Church of St John the Baptist. It was built during the Medieval Period, with later alterations through to the Imperial period. The church is situated in Hillmorton.
Site of Post Medieval Windmill at Hillmorton
1 Two windmills on the same site. One was a post mill, built by 1584 and ceased by late 18th century. The second was a brick tower mill, built by ...
The site of a post mill, a windmill mounted on a post. It was in use during the Post Medieval period. During the Imperial period it was replaced by a tower mill. The site lies north of Kilby Lane, Hillmorton.
Church of St George, Hillmorton
1 By Denys Hinton & Associates, 1961-2. ‘A very remarkable building’. Brief description given.
The Church of St George, built in 1961-1962. The church is situated immediately east of Paddox 1st School.
Site of Dorothy Fenwick Hall, High Street, Hillmorton
1 Late 16th century timber frame and painted brick, the left hand portion refaced with early 19th century brick. A modest range of cottages converted into a hall. ...
The site of Dorothy Fenwick Hall, a timber framed house converted from cottages into a hall during the Post Medieval period. It is situated in High Street, Hillmorton.
Handley Cross, High Street, Hillmorton
1 A house, now divided into two tenements having a central hall between the cross wings. Although the plan is of an early type, the gables of the wings suggest ...
The site of a house that was built during the Post Medieval period. It is situated on High Street, Hillmorton.
The Old Vicarage, Hoskyn Close, Hillmorton
1 The old vicarage is a neat residence erected on part of the Glebe land. 2 Marked as vicarage on the 1887 6″ OS map. 3 2 storey 19th century redbrick building ...
The Old Vicarage which was built during the Imperial period. It is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1886. The vicarage is situated in Hoskyn Close, Hillmorton.
Site of Toll Gate at Crick Road, Hillmorton
1 Turnpike gate shown. 2 No surface indication. The site is partly roadside verge and partly a broadcasting station.
The site of a toll gate, where travellers paid a toll to use the toll road. It is shown on the Hilmorton tithe map and dates to the Imperial period. The site is located on Crick Road, Hillmorton.
Site of Toll House, Crick Road, Hillmorton
1 Tollpoint shown. 2 No surface indication. The site is now a private garden.
The site of a toll house where travellers would have paid a toll to use the toll road. The toll house was situated on Crick Road, Hillmorton.
Site of Brickworks at Hillmorton
1 ‘Brick Kiln Close’. 2 This site is now built on with modern housing.
The site of brickworks which was in use during the Imperial period. It is marked on a tithe map. The site, now under housing, is in the area of Lyndhurst Road, Hillmorton.
Site of Baptist Chapel at Hillmorton
1 Baptist Chapel marked. 2 No sign of this building survives.
The site of a Baptist chapel which is known from documentary evidence. It was in use during the Imperial period. The chapel was situated in the area of Deane Road, Hillmorton.
Site of Smithy, High Street, Hillmorton
1 Smithy marked. 2 The smithy was not located, although it is possibly the end of a row of cottages known as ‘David’s Stores’.
The site of a forge where wrought iron was made during the Imperial period. The forge is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1905. It was situated on Hillmorton High Street.
RC Church of the English Martyrs, Hillmorton High Street
1 A tall brick building with a slender spire. In normal use.
The Church of the English Martyrs which was built during the 20th century. It is situated on Hillmorton High Street.
Methodist Church, Wesley Road, Hillmorton
1 Wesleyan Chapel marked. 2 Typical red brick Methodist church. In normal use. 3 The chapel does not appear on the 1841 Tithe map (CR0569/128). 4 The chapel was subject to a basic ...
A Methodist Chapel that was built during the Imperial period. It is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1905. The chapel is situated on Wesley Road, Hillmorton.
Evidence of Mesolithic and Neolithic Flint industry in Hillmorton
1 About 37 worked flints found in the Hillmorton area in 1988. The grid references given were : SP517730, SP51757308, SP517730 – 51657270, SP519732, SP52157314 and west, and SP 519731. ...
Evidence of tool making industry from the Mesolithic and Neolithic periods in Hillmorton.
Site of Moat at Hillmorton
1 The manor house was moated round, which is now filled up. 2 The ancient manor house stood within a moated area. The moat has been recently filled up. 3 The area ...
The site of a moat, a wide ditch usually surrounding a building. The site has now been built over, but was previously visible as an earthwork. It dated from the Medieval period, and was associated with the Manor House at Hillmorton, 200m southwest of the church.
Site of C18 Windmill at Hillmorton
1 Two windmills on the same site (see also PRN 3376). The second was a brick tower mill, built by 1787. Disused c1890. Demolished 1899. 2 Site is now built over.
The site of a tower mill, a type of windmill. It was built during the Imperial period and replaced an earlier post mill. The windmill was situated in the area of Kilby Lane, Hillmorton.
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