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| Clavering Castle |
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|Description ||Suggestive ramparts that may indicate the existence of an Iron Age British fort beneath the later Saxon and Norman fortifications. There is a chain of Iron Age forts in the Stort and Lea valleys defending the tribal boundaries between the Catuvellauni and the Trinovantes. Archaeological excavation is currently taking place.|
|Peter Clavering |
|How interesting! I never knew it existed. I'll have to pay a visit some day. Want to find my roots, you see. Living in Denmark. My mail is:
|It seems very likely that one of your ancestors came from Clavering in Essex. Clavering is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 and derives from the Anglo-Saxon "claefre-ing" meaning a clover field.|
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