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Parish of Alnham
Sheets 36.4

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Camp Camp Ralph Carr Esqr, Hedgeley On Sheet A large encampment, the remains of
(Remains of) (Remains of) 36.4 which isare still very entire, – it consisted
Camp Revd. G.S.Thomson, Vicar of two rings, with an outer foss, the greater
(Remains of) Alnham part of the latter being entirely demolished
Camp Mr H.G.Crisp, Farmer also a portion of the inner rampire facing
(Remains of) Prendwick the North-East, has been much defaced in
procuring stones for building purposes,-
the opening towards the East, seems to have
formed the entrances, It crowns the summit
of Castle Hill, and overlooks a deep valley
to the West.
Pigdon’s Leap Pigdon’s Leap Revd.G.S.Thomson, Alnham On Sheet This name applies to a ravine through which
Pigdon’s Leap Mr H.G.Crisp, Prendwick 29.16 a stream flows, having precipitous rocks
Pigdon’s Leap Mr John Amos, Ewartlyshank on either sides, particularly facing the
East,-and said to have derived the name
from a person named "Pigdon" having
leaped across it in former times.
John Callanan 2nd Corpl RE

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