Monument record FRT 012 - Cropmarks of a ring ditch

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Summary

Cropmarks of a ring ditch which represents a ploughed out round barrow of Bronze Age date

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1740 3685 (33m by 33m)
Map sheet TM13NE
Civil Parish FRESTON, BABERGH, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish HOLBROOK, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Ring ditch, circa 20m diameter. Field system, FRT 011, can be seen all around this ring ditch and the smaller one, FRT 013, to the S. A curvilinear field boundary leaves the ring ditch on the SE side heading NE (S1).
Formerly in Freston parish, in Holbrook after parish boundary change.

Cropmarks of a ring ditch which represents a ploughed out round barrow of Bronze Age date. The ring ditch is 25m in diameter with no visible internal features. A further round barrow is located 4m to the south. Helen Saunders (Essex County council), March 2015. (S3-S5).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S3> Oblique Aerial Photograph: English Heritage Archive. Oblique Aerial Photograph. TM1736/4, 15-Jul-1977, (EHA).
  • <S4> Vertical Aerial Photograph: various. Google Earth. Google Earth, 2008,.
  • <S5> Oblique Aerial Photograph: English Heritage Archive. Oblique Aerial Photograph. TM1736/9/356, 13-Jul-1979, (EHA).

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 28 2016 2:36PM

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