Monument record WHR 028 - Ring ditch, circa 20m diameter, excavated 1980, see details.

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Ring ditch, circa 20m diameter, excavated 1980, see details.


Grid reference Centred TM 1527 4085 (25m by 25m)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Ring ditch, circa 20m diameter, a little to the SW of ring ditch, WHR 027 (S1).
1980: Excavated - still visible as slight mound prior to excavation. Ditch 30m in diameter, 6m wide and 2.16m deep. A pit 2m long, 1.2m wide and 0.4m deep was found towards the centre of the ring; no signs of a burial were however discovered. Samples taken for phosphate analysis. A scatter of pottery was found within the ring, including several sherds of Grooved ware. IA & Rom sherds were recovered from the upper silts of the ditch (S2). Radiocarbon date of 4770 +/- 70bp (HAR - 4630) from layer 0102 in the fill of the ditch.
Details in (S4).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, AP AGF 12.
  • <M1> Photograph: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Air Photograph. APs: AGF 12' (S3).
  • <S2> (No record type): Archaeol Excav in Suff, 1980, PSIA, 35, 1981, (1), 79.
  • <M2> (No record type): Excavation archive:.
  • <S3> (No record type): Farrands, AP 171.6.1977.
  • <S4> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. PSIAH, 35 (1), 1981, 79.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 22 2016 4:28PM

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