Monument record WHR 025 - Cropmarks of a ring ditch

Please read our .

Summary

Cropmarks of a ring ditch, which has been partially excavated, that represents a ploughed out round barrow of Bronze Age, see details.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1527 3941 (21m by 20m)
Map sheet TM13NE
Civil Parish WHERSTEAD, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (5)

Full Description

Ring ditch, circa 20m diameter (S1).
August/September 1999: Ring ditch partially excavated and shown to enclose two inhumations graves with body and coffin (?) stains. Associations of beaker (1 complete?) and worked flints. Ring ditch cut by later Med & PMed trackway and field boundary ditches. Details in (S2).

Cropmarks of a Ring ditch, which has been partially excavated, that represents a ploughed out round barrow of Bronze Age. The ring ditch is 15m in diameter and has been crossed by later ditches. Helen Saunders (Essex County Council), March 2015. (S3-S5)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S3> Oblique Aerial Photograph: English Heritage Archive. Oblique Aerial Photograph. TM1639/1/230, 7-Jul-1975, (EHA).
  • <S4> Vertical Aerial Photograph: various. Google Earth. Google Earth, 2007,.
  • <S5> Oblique Aerial Photograph: English Heritage Archive. Oblique Aerial Photograph. TM1539/2, 4-Aug-1977, (EHA).

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jun 8 2017 4:05PM

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.