Monument record HLY 087 - Ring ditch of unknown date, visible as a cropmark.
Please read our guidance about the use of Suffolk Historic Environment Record data.
|Grid reference||Centred TM 37559 45826 (13m by 14m)|
|Civil Parish||HOLLESLEY, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (2)
A ring ditch of unknown date is visible on aerial photographs as a cropmark centred on circa TM37554582, Hollesley parish. The feature encloses an area circa 12m in diameter with a very narrow ditch less than 1 metre wide. The ditch appears too narrow to be associated with a round barrow and is more likely to have been the drip gully of a later prehistoric round house. An entrance or causeway across the ditch may be visible on the south-east side, but due the 'backgroound noise' in the crop conditions on the availalble photographs it is not possible to be sure. The ring ditch may be associated with a number of very similar ring ditches that can be seen immediately to the north (see HLY 025, 027), or the surrounding system of ditched field or settlement boundaries (HLY 028). (S2)
- None recorded
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Events/Activities (1)
Record last edited
Sep 26 2014 3:53PM