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Monument details

HER Number:TR 37 SE 339
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Morro Castle?, North Foreland Golf Course, Broadstairs and St. Peters

Summary

A Castle is marked on the Drury map of 1769. Whilst there is no trace of this monument on the Ordnance Survey historic maps it does appear to correspond with cropmarks interpreted as enclosures in the area.


Grid Reference:TR 3977 7019
Map Sheet:TR37SE
Parish:BROADSTAIRS AND ST PETERS, THANET, KENT

Monument Types

  • CASTLE (Post Medieval - 1769 AD? to 1769 AD (at some time))

Full description

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Castle marked on Drury map of 1769. Appears to correspond with cropmarks (interpreted as enclosures) on Arial Photographs at TR 3972 7027 and TR 3970 7015. (1) (2)


<1> N/A, Unpublished report for Kent SMR (KCC), Wessex Arch DBA 1997 (Unpublished document). SKE6451.


<2> Andrews,Dury and Herbert, 1769, Andrews,Dury and Herbert Topographical Map of the County of Kent 1769 (Map). SKE6460.

Sources and further reading

Cross-ref. Source description
<1>Unpublished document: N/A. Unpublished report for Kent SMR (KCC). Wessex Arch DBA 1997.
<2>Map: Andrews,Dury and Herbert. 1769. Andrews,Dury and Herbert Topographical Map of the County of Kent 1769.
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