Monument record MRM 024 - Bronze-age or Neolithic concentric ring ditch or double ditched oval enclosure, visible as a cropmark.

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Summary

A concentric ring ditch or double ditched oval enclosure, possibly of Neolithic or Bronze Age date, is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs, immediately to the east of Heath Farm, Waldringfield parish.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 2676 4502 (59m by 51m)
Map sheet TM24NE
Civil Parish MARTLESHAM, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Possible ring ditch discovered by aerial photography.
A concentric ring ditch or double ditched oval enclosure, possibly of Neolithic or Bronze Age date, is visible as a cropmark and low earthwork on aerial photographs, centred on circa TM267450, immediately to the east of Heath Farm, Waldringfield parish. An outer bank, two narrow ditches and an eroded or damaged central mound can be seen, the northern edge of the bank and ditches damaged or destroyed by the extant hedgerow. (S1-S3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <R1> (No record type): Post Office Research Centre, Martlesham, AP Run 1, HSL UK 780 1034, 26 June 1970, 0148, 0150, 0153 (.
  • <S1> Photograph: OS, AP. OS OS/71156 102-3 02-MAY-1971.
  • <S2> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2644/4 (1767/030) 04-JUN-1980.
  • <S3> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2644/14 (1767/031) 04-JUN-1980.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Sep 26 2014 1:21PM

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