Record Details

NHER Number:32847
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval shooting butts


An earthwork mound used as a shooting butts by volunteer soldiers in the Boer War. In recent years it has become known as Viking's Grave.

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Grid Reference:TG 034 012
Map Sheet:TG00SW

Full description

'Old Butts' marked on 1953 Ordnance Survey map.
Earthwork mound, rifle butts used by Volunteer Movement at time of South African ('Boer') War. Has in recent years gained the name of the Viking's Grave.
Information from a local man in about 1990.
E. Rose (NLA), 25 July 1997.

Monument Types

  • BUTTS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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