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Beacon Hill, Market Stainton



Reference Name MLI40393

Name:
Beacon Hill, Market Stainton

Summary:
Placename evidence for a possible beacon at Beacon Hill, Market Stainton.

Location:
MARKET STAINTON, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
The placename 'Beacon Hill' is depicted on the 1st edition 6 inch Ordnance Survey map, suggesting the location fo a former beacon. {1}

The beacon was possibly on the site of Ranby Hoe, although the Ordnance Survey records the highest point in the immediate vicinity at this point. {2}

Sources:
1 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1884-1888. 6 Inch Ordnance Survey County Series Map - First Edition. TF 27 NW
2 Index: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey Card Index. TF 27 NW: 2, 1964, Featherstone, K.J.A.

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