Monument record EXG 071 - Newmarket Heath; Newmarket Racecourse

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Summary

Ring ditch visible on OS APs, with traces of a possible central pit.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6046 6276 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL66SW
Civil Parish NEWMARKET, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish EXNING, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Ring ditch visible on OS APs, with traces of a possible central pit (S1, S3). Location cited as TL 6047 6278 in (S1) but plotted on overlay at TL 6047 6275 (centre). Located to TL 604 628 in (S2) citing other OPs (S4). April 1995: Transferred from Cambridgeshire to Suffolk with county boundary change.

(TL 60476278) Ring ditch visible on OS air photographs, with traces of a possible central pit. (S3)

Nothing now survives of this probable barrow which is visible on APs as a ring ditch c23.0m in diameter. The site lies on level heathland and under grass at c27.0m. OD. (S5)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Map: 1985. Cambs CC, Archaeological SMR, 07457,. Cambs CC, Archaeological SMR, 07457, November 1985, map.
  • <S2> (No record type): Cambs CC, Archaeological SMR, 00405, December 1988.
  • <S3> Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1967. APs (OS 67/050 156-7 24 4 67).
  • <S4> Photograph: CUCAP. CUCAP aerial photograph. CUCAP, APs, BMH 16-19, May 1973 & BRL 43, October 1974.
  • <S5> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments. F1 PAS 11-MAY-81.
  • <S6> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

Dec 10 2020 9:39AM

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