Monument record CRM 020 - Cropmark of large enclosure with internal ring ditch

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Cropmark of a large circular enclosure, with internal ring ditch.


Grid reference Centred TM 1011 5463 (68m by 67m)
Map sheet TM15SW


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Ring ditch or circular enclosure, circa 75m diameter. A semi-circle only surviving, no traces obvious of E side, but two more small ring ditches, CRM 021, 022, located on this side. This ring ditch is immediately N of ring ditch CRM 019 (S1).

Cropmarks of a large sub-circular enclosure, possibly a settlement enclosure of prehistoric date, 37m in diameter, with internal ring-ditch, that could represent a round house. The enclosure has two possible entrances, one a simple inturned terminals, facing north-east, while the second faces south. A small ring-ditch is visible within the enclosure, 11m in diameter, which may represent a round house. Other ring-ditches mentioned were not located on the available aerial photography. Helen Saunders (Essex County Council), February 2014. (S2)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S2> Oblique Aerial Photograph: English Heritage Archive. Oblique Aerial Photograph. TM1054/9 5-Jul-83 (EHA).

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 26 2016 4:33PM

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