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Latitude: 53.4959 / 53°29'45"N
Longitude: -1.5596 / 1°33'34"W
OS Eastings: 429316
OS Northings: 399996
OS Grid: SK293999
Mapcode National: GBR KXK0.4K
Mapcode Global: WHCBY.0DMC
Entry Name: Deer Paddock at Forge Croft
Listing Date: 28 May 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1191435
English Heritage Legacy ID: 333831
Location: Hunshelf, Barnsley, S35
Civil Parish: Hunshelf
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Thurgoland Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
SK29NE HUNSHELF COTE LANE
SK293 999 (west side, off),
11/51 Deer Paddock
at Forge Croft
Deer paddock. Before 1746 (Provisional list 1970). Gritstone rubble wall.
Approximately 2 metres high with rubble-on-edge coping, enclosing a roughly
elliptical-shaped paddock approximately 80 metres by 60 metres. The wall abuts
ruinous buildings to the south-west and runs out to the south-east, though a gate
post survives alongside to the south. There is a small opening in the east wall.
Deer were penned here in preparation for a stag hunt. An unusual feature.
Listing NGR: SK2931699996
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