Poorly Located Monument record WSW 132 - Circular enclosure located on West Stow heath excavated in 1878

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Circular enclosure located on West Stow heath. Excavated by H. Prigg in 1878


Grid reference TL 805 715 (point)
Map sheet TL87SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Circa 1878: "Mr Prigg, about 1878, made excavations within an earthwork on the heath (West Stow). A circular enclosure, about 340ft in diameter contained fragments of 'celtic' pottery and flint implements. About half the enclosure was a raised circular bank, the other half an ordinary ditch." (S1) (R1).
Site located to four figure grid reference. Exact location is unclear but located on West Stow heath.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Barker, H. R.. 1907. West Suffolk Illustrated. Pg 382.
  • <R1> Bibliographic reference: Journal of the British Archaeological Association. 37, 1881, 152-5. Prigg H. "Roman pottery kilns, West Stow heath"..

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 7 2020 10:27AM

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