Monument record CHL 030 - Pinmill

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Possible rectilinear earthworks and linear banks visible on aerial photographs to the south of the common, Pinmill


Grid reference Centred TM 2035 3784 (438m by 195m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM23NW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Series of rectilinear earthworks(?) visible on AP at `Pinmill' (S1).
The photograph reference above (S1) was not available for examination during the project but a second run of photographs from 1987 did not appear to show anything more than drains and natural features (S2). To the west of the area a small number of narrow linear banks are visible on aerial photographs taken in the 1940s, centred on TM 20183778. The dates and functions of these banks are unclear and they may be related to drainage clearance. (S3) (S4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Photograph: OS, AP. OS/ 87105 9002 XX-XXX-1987.
  • <S2> Photograph: OS, AP. NMR OS/87146 9002-9003 11-SEP-1987.
  • <S3> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF HLA/686 3151-3152 02-MAR-1944.
  • <S4> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1937 1224-1225 18-JAN-1947.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 21 2004 4:59PM

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