Thesaurus Term/Concept: SIGNAL STATION

Identifier 68687
Class MONUMENT TYPE
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A building or tower used to communicate information to shipping or other stations using signals such as flags, fires or lights. Roman signal stations took the form of a stone tower surrounded by a ditched enclosure and were used to warn of Saxon raids.

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Context Record
Monument Type MSF15339 20th century Military Research Establishment at Orfordness (Monument)
Monument Type MSF1756 Probable Roman signal station lost in a cliff fall of 1814 (Monument)
Monument Type MSX27294 Rectangular enclosure with trackway of unknown date. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF10325 Yarmouth to London Telegraph Station, Icklingham Plantation (Monument)