Monument record HWS 040 - Cropmark of Ring ditch of probable Bronze Age date.

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Summary

Ring ditch, circa 27m in diameter (S1). Part of a Bronze Age Barrow Cemetery.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 8615 5954 (325m by 56m)
Map sheet TL85NE
Civil Parish HAWSTEAD, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Ring ditch, circa 27m in diameter (S1 S2).

The cropmark of a possible Bronze Age ring ditch is visible on HE Reconnaissance aerial photographs taken 24th July 2008. This is situated to the north of Hawstead at TL 8631 5955 and is slightly obscured by the modern field boundary to the north. Approximately 320m to the west are a group of four ring ditches, possibly related to this one (S3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Vertical Aerial Photograph: various. Google Earth. 2018 Google Earth.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Evershed, R.. 2021. Geophysical Survey by Magnetometry on land at the West Suffolk Prehistoric Landscapes Project, Suffolk.
  • <S3> Oblique Aerial Photograph: English Heritage Archive. Oblique Aerial Photograph. NMR 26076_001-010 24-JUL-2008.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Apr 8 2022 6:27PM

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