Monument record LCS 076 - 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 a causewayed ring ditch 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 46778 64937 (point)
Map sheet TM46SE
Civil Parish LEISTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Causewayed ring ditch approximately 10m diameter, visible from APs (S1)(R1)(R2).

April 2015. Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty National Mapping Programme.
The cropmarks described above, interpreted as a causewayed ring ditch of unknown but possibly Bronze Age date, were not recognised on the aerial photographs consulted by the project. No cropmarks are shown at this location in Richmond 1994, (S1), figures 4 and 5, but it is assumed that this record refers to those shown slightly further to the south.
S. Tremlett (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 2nd 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 Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service.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 Unpublished document: Richmond, A.. 1994.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 11:48AM

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