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MONUMENT NO. 70884

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Artificial mound situated within Hawkstone Park. The earthwork has previously been interpreted as a possible barrow, motte or shooting stand. Construction is of earth and has a diameter of 21 metres at its base and between 9 metres and 10.5 metres across its flat top. It is from 1.6 metres and 2.1 metres high. North of the mound is a large cut and partially polished granite boulder, 1.35 metres long. To the south, adjoining the mound is the remains of a possible earthern ramp. The mound is situated in Hawkstone Park, at the top of a slope, and has commanding views of the park and beyond. It is likely it is was part of an eyecatcher probably dating from the late 18th century. The granite boulder was probably originally positioned on top of the mound and the ramp may have provided access for carriages.

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