Record Details

NHER Number:36355
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmarks of ring ditch and possible Roman field system


A ring ditch, probably dating to the Bronze Age, is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs. Several linear features are also visible as cropmarks and they may be related to a nearby Roman settlement, NHER 10178, and possible field system, NHER 36354.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 2078 9452
Map Sheet:TM29SW

Full description

2 July 1996. NLA air photography.
Cropmark of ring ditch clearly visible, it is likely that it represents the remains of a Bronze Age barrow.
Surrounding this are several linear ditches, these probably relate to part of a field system. Proximity to a Roman site (NHER 10178) may indicate a similar date.
S. Massey (NLA), 24 July 2001.

Monument Types

  • FIELD (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FIELD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TM 2094A - B.

Related records

36354Related to: Cropmarks of possible Roman enclosures (Monument)
10178Related to: Roman occupation site and field systems (Monument)

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