Monument record HGW 006 - Near Herringswell Belt

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Ring ditch, diameter 30m.


Grid reference Centred TL 7317 6817 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL76NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

TL 73176818 Ring ditch 30.0m diameter visible on OS air photograph. (S1)

The site lies on a gentle north slope on the edge of high ground in an area of sandy chalk loam. No features were seen on the ground and no finds made in the area. Possibly a barrow. (S2)

Unclear on 1986 colour vertical - area of periglacial soil activity makes distinguishing ring ditches hazardous (S4).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Oblique Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1976. AP(OS 76/060/126.5 76).
  • <S2> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments. F1 PAS 01-SEP-77.
  • <S3> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL76NW20.
  • <S4> Vertical Aerial Photograph: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. 1986. Colour Vertical AP (SCC), Ref no 2786/156. 1986 Colour Vertical AP (SCC), Ref no 2786/156.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Jan 18 2021 11:18AM

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