Record Details

NHER Number:36388
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of ring ditches and square enclosure


Two ring ditches, probably dating to the Bronze Age, and a square enclosure of unknown date are visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9853 0478
Map Sheet:TF90SE

Full description

25 June 1996. NLA air photography.
Cropmarks of two ring ditches visible in fields to the east of Cranworth.
The larger of the two ring ditches is loacted at NGR TF 9852 0477, and is about 20m in diameter. The second ring ditch is at NGR TF 9853 0475, and is about 10m in diameter.
Cropmarks of a small square enclosure can also be seen nearby (NGR TF 9856 0479).
As well as this there are cropmarks of linears to be seen.
These are old field boundaries, many of which can be seen on (1).

Monument Types

  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • SQUARE ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FIELD BOUNDARY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • LINEAR FEATURE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TF 9804A - C.
<1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-7. Ordnance Survey 25 inch 2nd edition (revised 1902-7).

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