A settlement and field system, of probable Iron Age and/or Roman date, is visible as cropmarks on 2011 aerial reconnaissance photographs, centred at SK 1676 3424. The settlement comprises a large oval enclosure, approximately 65m by 95m in dimension, with a large central round house ring ditch, circa 20m in diameter. The ring ditch has an entrance on the east. The oval enclosure has a funnel entrance on the north-east, which opens out into a field system comprising sinuous and linear field boundary ditches, some of which may form trackways. At least two rectilinear enclosures are also visible and probably associated. (1-2)
Aerial Photograph: English Heritage. National Monument Record oblique aerial photographic collection. 28188_053, taken 04/07/2011.
Index: English Heritage. National Record of the Historic Environment. Monument No: 1581623.
Find a placename, postcode or grid reference
The map is limited to 3000 records per layer so not all records are being displayed for this area. Zoom in to see more.
SK 1676 3424 (point)
SUDBURY, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Events/Activities (0)
External Links (0)
Record last edited
Oct 7 2014 11:38AM
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.