Monument record SBC 075 - Ring Ditches, Chapel Street, Stoke by Clare

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An area of ring ditches shown as cropmarks, possibly numbering up to 9. It has been suggested that this may indicate a a Roman ritual site.


Grid reference Not recorded
Map sheet Not recorded


No mapped location recorded.

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Full Description

TL 731434 Cropmarks of Roman ring ditches and ritual structures revealed by air photography are visible south of Chapel Farm. Nothing visible on RAF air photographs. (S1-S2)

The cropmarks lie in arable land on a slight south facing gravel spur to the north of the River Stour. No finds were made investigation and nothing has been reported from Chapel Farm. (S3)

TL731431. Group of seven ring-ditches photographed in 1980. (S4)

Nine ring ditches shown as symbols on a distribution map of ring-ditch sites. (S5)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Source Checked: DoE. 1978. SAM file:. DOE (IAM) AM s Eng 3 1978 p100.
  • <S2> Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1950. RAF 58/573 5114-5 03-OCT-1950.
  • <S3> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments. F1 PAS 01-APR-81.
  • <S5> Finds Report: HDAG. 1983. Fieldwork reports 1982. 113, 3, 1983 (Taylor LW).

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 6 2021 2:43PM

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