Monument record BAY 012 - Cropmark of a ring ditch

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Cropmark of a ring ditch, which may represent a ploughed out Bronze Age round barrow 20m diameter - near BAY 002 (S1).


Grid reference Centred TM 1111 5252 (25m by 24m)
Map sheet TM15SW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Ring ditch circa 20m diameter - near BAY 002 (S1).

Detailed magnetometer survey was carried out over 9 hectares of an 11.7 hectare site. The presence of a smaller ring ditch, also identified from cropmarks in the southern part of the survey area, was not been substantiated by the magnetometer survey (S2).

Cropmarks of a sub-circular ring-ditch 22m in diameter, probably representing a Bronze Age round barrow. The barrow has no visible internal features or entrances and is located 100m north-east of a further barrow (BAY 002). Helen Saunders (Essex County Council) February 2014. (S3)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S3> Oblique Aerial Photograph: English Heritage Archive. Oblique Aerial Photograph. TM1152/9 26-Jul-78 (EHA).

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Apr 24 2018 3:36PM

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