William Dargue - A History of Birmingham Places & Placenames . . .  from A to Y

 

Hobs Moat

B92 - Grid reference SP146825

 

 

 

 

 

A large and clearly defined double-moated site, and a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

 
For more information see Olton.

For information on the placename see Hob Moor.

 

 

 

 

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For 19th-century Ordnance Survey maps of Birmingham go to British History Online.

See http://www.british-history.ac.uk/mapsheet.aspx?compid=55141&sheetid=8846&ox=4113&oy=267&zm=1&czm=1&x=228&y=220

 

Map below reproduced from Andrew Rowbottom’s website of Old Ordnance Survey maps Popular Edition, Birmingham 1921.

Click the map to link to that website.