Monument record NBN 005 - Small, irregularly shaped Bronze-Age ring ditch of unknown function, visible as a cropmark.
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 2609 4331 (27m by 25m)|
|Civil Parish||NEWBOURNE, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (1)
Ring ditch - small, circa 10m diameter (single)(S1). One of group of three in same field (also NBN 06 & 016) with more in field to S (NBN 002-004 & 022) & N (NBN 001).
A small and somewhat irregularly shaped ring ditch of unknown date and function is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs, to the west of Newbourne village, Newbourne parish. The ditch is on average 1 metre wide but appears narrower to the north of the site. A possible entrance or irregularity in the ditch may also be seen on the northern side. The area enclosed is circa 8 metres in diameter. It is not possible to confidently ascribe a date or function to this feature from the aerial photographs alone, particularly as the ring ditches which appear to form a group with this site (see NBN 006, BNB 016) are all of differing diameters. The may form a small barrow cemetery group or an unenclosed settlement of later prehistoric date, possibly associated with the field system to the south-west (NBN ???). (S2)
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Record last edited
Aug 20 2013 2:29PM