Monument record MYO3887 - multiple ditch system, possible prehistoric enclosures

Summary

A group of overlapping ditches were seen as cropmarks on air photographs. They probably represent a series of prehistoric enclosures. The overlapping ditches suggest that several phases are represented on this one site. The dimensions of possible enclosures can be defined as 20 to 24m in width. The main groups of features are centred at SE 6648 5600 and SE 6639 5590. Aerial Photograph NMR SE 6756/10 (12671/13) 30-JUN-1995

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6644 5595 (207m by 191m)
Map sheet SE65NE
Civil Parish Stockton on the Forest, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

NMR Information:

A group of overlapping ditches were seen as cropmarks on air photographs. They probably represent a series of prehistoric enclosures. The overlapping ditches suggest that several phases are represented on this one site. The dimensions of possible enclosures can be defined as 20 to 24m in width. The main groups of features are centred at SE 6648 5600 and SE 6639 5590. (1)

1 Oblique aerial photograph reference number NMR SE 6655/4 (12139/09) 12-AUG-1991


English Heritage, 2011, Vale of York National Mapping Project AMIE data (Unpublished document). SYO1458.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: English Heritage. 2011. Vale of York National Mapping Project AMIE data.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 17 2019 12:48PM

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