Record Details

NHER Number:36372
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmarks of Bronze Age and Roman features


The cropmarks of a Bronze Age ring ditch, and linear features and peat cuttings of Roman date are visible on aerial photographs.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 5697 0024
Map Sheet:TF50SE

Full description

22 July 1996. NLA air photography.
Cropmarks visible.
H. Clare (NLA), 4 January 2002

25 July 1996. NLA air photography.
Cropmarks to the immediate south of Fen Causeway.
Several linears can be seen, they may be part of the Roman field systems that surround the site.
A ring ditch is located at around NGR TF 5698 0035.
A Roddon meanders across the site, to the east and south of this are rectilinear groups peat cutting marks, turbaries. This is likely to be Roman activity.
S. Massey (NLA), 23 November 2001.

Monument Types

  • LINEAR FEATURE (Unknown date)
  • PEAT CUTTING (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • LINEAR FEATURE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PEAT CUTTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TF 5600S - U.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TF 5600M, P, Q; TF 5700ADB, ADF.

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