Monument record BSM 014 - Field system and ring ditch of unknown date.

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Ring ditch circa 25m diameter within rectilinear field cropmark (S1).


Grid reference Centred TL 9225 3334 (256m by 401m)
Map sheet TL93SW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

A faint crop mark of a single ring, approximately 35ft in diameter, was seen from the air in 1970 at TL 92353330. Nothing visible on RAF air photographs. (S1-S2) Cropmark visible on OS air photograph 74/090/353 at TL 92333329 as a ringditch 12.0m in diameter. The site falls on a gentle south east facing slope under plough, Perambulation produced no significant finds or surface evidence of the feature. See 1:2500 air survey. (S3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Article in serial: McMasters. 1971. Colchester Archaeological Group annual bulletin.
  • <S2> Photograph: CUCAP. CUCAP aerial photograph. CUCAP, AP BXA 97A.
  • <S3> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments. Field Investigator 1 GJM 29-DEC-79.
  • <S4> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Mar 17 2021 1:24PM

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