Monument record NYW 005 - Wissington Ring-Ditch Cluster

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Wissington Ring-Ditch Cluster of two large (circa 30m) and at least twelve small ring ditches.


Grid reference Centred TL 959 332 (317m by 325m)
Map sheet TL93SE


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Wissington Ring-Ditch Cluster.
Two large ring ditches (80-100 feet, circa 30m, in diameter) and twelve smaller (between 5 & 10 m) circles (all single rings) (S2)(S3)(S4).
1981: Field ploughed to 10 inches (S1).
1986: Field under sugar beet at time of visit. Two ring-ditches just possibly visible as slight rise in crop. This would have to be very verified after harvest. Scatter of struck flint and weathered brick/tile fragments along S edge of field, brick/tile only along N and E edges. Centre of field inaccessible (S1).

Sources/Archives (11)

  • <M1> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL93SE56.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
  • <R2> (No record type): St Joseph J K, Air Reconnaisance: Recent Results, 3, Ant 39, 153, 1965, 63, plate 14a.
  • <M2> (No record type): Barrow index:.
  • <S2> Photograph: CUCAP. CUCAP aerial photograph. CUCAP, APs, BJS 35, July 1972; CJC 73, 75, 1979, ZL96, 1959 C.
  • <M3> (No record type): APs: (S2)(S3)(S4)(S5).
  • <S3> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR, AP TL 9633/5/212, 1980.
  • <S4> (No record type): McMasters, I.. McMasters Mrs, APs 153a, 1980, 192, 1989.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <S5> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments. 1 GJM 20-DEC-79.

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Mar 17 2021 10:47AM

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