Monument record BRK 005 - Cropmark of a ring ditch

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Cropmark of a ring ditch, which may represent a ploughed out Bronze Age round barrow 21m diameter, (S1)(S2), trackway/linear feature 004 swerves to avoid this.


Grid reference Centred TM 1045 5353 (27m by 26m)
Map sheet TM15SW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Ring ditch. Single circle, circa 20-25m diameter, E of railway (S1)(S2). Trackway/linear feature 004 swerves to avoid this.
2002: part of larger evaluation but left outside excavated area - see BRK 104.
AP assessment confirmed the presence of a ring ditch at this location, with evidence for a slight mound (S4).

Cropmarks of a ring-ditch, 21m in diameter, which probably represents a ploughed out Bronze Age round barrow. The Roman road veers to avoid this barrow. Helen Saunders (Essex County Council), February 2014. (S2, S5)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S5> Oblique Aerial Photograph: English Heritage Archive. Oblique Aerial Photograph. TM1053/25, 4-Jun-80 (EHA).

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jul 26 2016 1:58PM

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