Thesaurus Term/Concept: BANJO ENCLOSURE

Identifier 68979
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A monument consisting of a small (generally less than 100m diameter) subcircular enclosure with a narrow approach way consisting of parallel ditches (thus banjo shaped). Believed to be associated with stock management in the Later Prehistoric period.

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Instances/Examples (4)

Context Record
Monument Type MXS18894 A possible, small enclosure, of unknown date, visible as a cropmark, possibly a small Iron Age banjo enclosure. (Monument)
Monument Type MSZ27368 Cropmark of a possible oval enclosure (Monument)
Monument Type MSF42511 Cropmarks of enclosures and field systems, N of Undley Road (Monument)
Monument Type MSF4700 Oval enclosure with entrance in W side - `banjo' type. (Monument)