Thesaurus Term/Concept: CURSUS

Identifier 69997
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A long narrow rectangular earthwork enclosure of Neolithic date, usually defined by a bank and ditch and presumed to be of ceremonial function. Known examples range in length from less than 100m to c.10km.

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Instances/Examples (12)

Context Record
Monument Type MSF5071 Cursus. (Monument)
Monument Type MXS22451 Field boundaries of unknown date or a possible Neolithic cursus, visible as cropmarks. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF5593 Field system with evidence of rectilinear field boundaries and a SW-NE trackway, enclosing ring ditch SBN 039 (S1-S3). (Monument)
Monument Type MSF19594 Fornham All Saints (Monument)
Monument Type MSF19595 Fornham All Saints (Neo) (Monument)
Monument Type MSF6636 Fornham cursus (Monument)
Monument Type MSF6659 Fornham Cursus. (Neo) (Monument)
Monument Type MSF5609 Large concentric ring ditch or circular enclosure, diameters circa 50m and 30m. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF25034 OS field 3600 (Un) (PAS find)
Monument Type MSF11335 Parallel ditches, possibly a cursus of unknown date, visible as cropmarks. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF23276 Parallel Lines (Cursus, or Modern Pipes?) Ipswich Airport, Ipswich. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF5660 Possible cursus, Smallbridge Farm (Monument)