Monument record WHR 021 - Cropmarks of trackway and field boundaries

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Summary

Cropmarks of trackway and field boundaries of Iron Age date, following a trial excavation of flanking trackway (E-W) ditches of northern of two trackways showing as cropmark - see Un.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 153 398 (439m by 1003m)
Map sheet TM13NE
Civil Parish WHERSTEAD, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (4)

Full Description

June 1991: Trial excavation of flanking trackway (E-W) ditches of northern of two trackways showing as cropmark - see Un. As part of watching brief in advance of water pipeline following mechanical topsoil stripping. N ditch 1.55m wide, 20cm deep in subsoil, S ditch 6m away, 1.50m wide and 35cm deep. Only finds came from N ditch - a few hand-made ?IA sherds (S1-S3).

Cropmarks of a trackway 314m in length of Iron Age date and further cropmarks of field boundaries of unknown date. Helen Saunders (Essex County Council). December 2014. (S4-S5)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S4> Oblique Aerial Photograph: English Heritage Archive. Oblique Aerial Photograph. TM1440/3/255 7-Jul-1975 (EHA).
  • <S5> Vertical Aerial Photograph: various. Google Earth. Google Earth 2008.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Nov 26 2019 4:18PM

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