Monument record BRK 007 - Cropmarks of a ring ditch, enclosures, and ditches

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Cropmarks of a ring ditch, enclosures, and ditches


Grid reference Centred TM 117 518 (136m by 242m)
Map sheet TM15SW


Type and Period (6)

Full Description

Cropmarks of a ring-ditch, which probably represents a ploughed out Bronze Age round barrow, 23m in diameter, with no evidence of internal features or entrances on the avaialble aerial photography. A possible partial curvilinear enclosure of unknown date, 19m to the south-east. This possible enclosure is partially masked by geology and is not completely clear, but would be approximately 50m in diameter. Also visible, 50m to the north of the ring-ditch is a series of small conjoined enclosures of unknown date, that abut or are truncated by the river. These enclosures are 35 in length, with no visble internal features. There are also a 3 linear ditches of unknown date. Helen Saunders (Essex County Council), February 2014. (S1-S2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Vertical Aerial Photograph: Vertical Aerial Photography. OS/75319/040-041, 5-Jul-75 (EHA).
  • <S2> Oblique Aerial Photograph: English Heritage Archive. Oblique Aerial Photograph. TM1151/1-2, 4-Jun-80 (EHA).

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 26 2016 2:03PM

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