Monument record LCS 068 - Cropmarks of uncertain archaeological significance

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Summary

Cropmarks of uncertain archaeological significance have been recorded from aerial photographs. They have been interpreted as double concentric semi-circular ring ditches of unknown but possibly Bronze Age date. They were not recognised in a subsequent survey of aerial photographs for this area and may be of natural and/or agricultural origin.

Location

Grid reference TM 46530 62745 (point)
Map sheet TM46SE
Civil Parish LEISTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Concentric semi-circular cropmark possible ring ditch, approximately 20m diameter, visible from APs. Possible second smaller ring inside(?)(S1)(R1)(R2).

April 2015. Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty National Mapping Programme.
The cropmarks described above, interpreted as one, possibly two, concentric semi-circular ring ditches, of unknown but possibly Bronze Age date, were not recognised on the aerial photographs consulted by the project.
S. Tremlett (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 24th April 2015.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <R1> Photograph: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Air Photograph.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Richmond, A.. 1994. Evaluation Report, Sizewell C. Figures 4 & 5.
  • <R2> Photograph: Air Photographs. RCHME.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Mar 11 2016 11:47AM

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