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

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Summary

Cropmarks of a ring ditch, enclosures, and ditches

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 117 518 (136m by 242m)
Map sheet TM15SW
Civil Parish BAYLHAM, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

Map

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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