Monument record BYG 002 - Ring Ditch North of Great Bradley

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Summary

Ring ditch, circa 20m diameter, visible as a soilmark and artefact scatter of flakes, scraper and a core, of unknown date.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6637 5354 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL65SE
Civil Parish GREAT BRADLEY, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Ring ditch, circa 20m diameter, visible as a soilmark (S2).

1984: Fieldwalking by HDAG revealed Neolithic/Early Bronze Age material, consisting of 9 flakes, a scraper and a core, adjacent to the cropmark. Also 3 C4 Nene Valley colour-coated sherds and a sherd with an oxydised fabric together with 4 C14 sherds (S1, S3, S4).

Cent TL 66375354 Soil marks of ring ditch circa 20.0m diameter, early ploughing, old water course and
"enveloping". (S6, S7)

No trace of the ring ditch was seen on the ground. The site lies on a northwest slope under plough. (S8)

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Carr R D. 1984. Carr R D, SAU, site report, 1984. Carr R D, SAU, site report, 1984.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL65SE13.
  • <S3> Article in serial: Haverhill and District Archaeological Group. 1985. Fieldwalking Report?. JHDAG, 4, 1985, (1), 33-35, fig 13.
  • <S4> Article in serial: Martin, E.A., Plouviez, J. & Feldman, H.. 1985. Archaeology in Suffolk 1984. XXXVI (1).
  • <S6> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. 1978. Field Investigators Comments. FDC 17-Jan-78.
  • <S7> Photograph: OS, AP 76.059.084-5. OS, AP 76.059.084-5.
  • <S8> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. 1978. Field Investigators Comments. F1 PAS 01-FEB-78.
  • <S9> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Dec 8 2020 2:12PM

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