Monument record NYW 004 - Ring ditches and enclosures of unknown date.

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Ring ditches and enclosures etc.


Grid reference Centred TL 9341 3349 (231m by 303m)
Map sheet TL93SW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Ring ditches and enclosures etc (S1)(S2)(S3).
Three/four ring ditches within enclosure area; one larger, open to SE, traversed by smaller ring ditch of circa 10m diameter and by NW side of rectilinear enclosure with entrance to NW. Also see ring ditches NYW 1,2,3 & 16 to SW.
2006: surface finds from area 'centered TL933334: Area of noticeably dark grey soil in brownish sandy field. Large quantity of post medieval (C18/19) peg roof tile some with glaze, sherds of Saxo-Norman pottery (similar fabric to Thetford), sherds of Roman pottery (mostly coarse wares with some finer orange fabric), several medieval sherds, very fine neolithic flint knife.' (S4).

Sources/Archives (7)

  • --- Monograph: Colchester Archaeological Group. 2014. The Stour Valley: A Prehistoric Landscape.
  • <M1> (No record type): APs: (S1)(S2)(S3)(S4).
  • <S1> Photograph: CUCAP. CUCAP aerial photograph. CUCAP, APs AFJ 47, 49, 1966; CJC 73, 75, 1979.
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, AP AFY 19.
  • <S3> (No record type): RCHME, AP TL 9333/27/383, June 1976.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Letter. Curteis Dr M (Essex CC) to Pendleton C (SCCAS), March 2006, map.
  • <S5> Photograph: Norfolk Landscape Archaeology. Norfolk Landscape Archaeology Air Photography. NAU AP TL933334, JEM 2-4 24-7-1992.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 22 2016 3:53PM

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