Monument record SBC 016 - Ring Ditches & Ritual Structure S of Chapel Farm

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AP of ring ditch circa 25m diameter and other cropmarks (S1)(S3). Part Scheduled.


Grid reference Centred TL 7317 4301 (17m by 16m)
Map sheet TL74SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

AP of ring ditch circa 25m diameter (S1)(S3). S of ring ditches SBC 004, 005 & 006. Not noted in scheduling information (S2) but appears to be partially within scheduled area. Around the monument are an array of cut features, possibly sunken featured buildings or quarry pits - see SBC 035.
1990s (?): site deep-ploughed by owner, (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s), according to English Heritage (Ian Millar) (S4).
Now (2008) under Farm Management plan and reverted to grass (Will Fletcher).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR, APs TL 7243/5/173 & TL 7343/10/18, July 1979 & June 1983.
  • <M1> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. APs: NMR TL 7243/5/173, TL 7343/10/18; ECC 170/11,12,14,15.
  • <M2> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
  • <S3> Photograph: Essex County Council. Air Photograph. Essex CC, AP 170/11,12,14,15, 1989.
  • <S4> Verbal communication: Personal communication. McMasters I, to C Pendleton (SCCAS), July 2008.

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Record last edited

Jan 6 2021 1:54PM

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