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Monument record MDR4318 - Cropmarks, south-west of Poplars Farm, Twyford and Stenson

Type and Period (4)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 331 281: A cropmark of a square enclosure with rounded corners and an entrance is visible on air photographs. There also appear to be several pits and two groups of parallel ditches. (1, 2) SK 331 280 - 335 285: Cropmarks of two parallel lines. SK 331 281: Cropmarks of a rectangular enclosure at the south-west and of a double-ditched droveway, and another double-ditched droveway. (3, 4) SK 331 281: Cropmarks (see above) visible on St. Joseph air photographs. See illustration card. (5) Nothing visible on O.S. air photographs of 1967. (6) Cropmarks plotted on map overlay, 1:10,000. (7) The cropmarks were identified as a later prehistoric/Roman trackway with a later prehistoric/Roman rectilinear enclosure towards the south-west end during an aerial photographic mapping survey that was carried out in 2009/10. The cropmarks have been plotted on to GIS. (8)

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <1> Article in serial: Coppack, G (East Midlands Committee of Field Archaeologists). 1974. East Midlands Archaeology Bulletin, 1974. Vol. 10, p 9.
  • <2> Aerial Photograph: Pickering, J. 1962. AP (J Pickering Film 40/19 19a 1962).
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Trent Valley Arch Res Comm Gaz c 1980 8 TVARC No 2044,2045.
  • <4> Aerial Photograph: Pickering, J. AP:NMR:Pickering, J.:3328/2,4,9; (Notts Univ 40/19 19A).
  • <5> Aerial Photograph: APs (J K St Joseph ABBA 46 & YU 60).
  • <6> Aerial Photograph: 1967. APs (OS 67/014 128-30 1.4.67).
  • <7> Archive: Whiteley, S. 1989. Aerial Photographic Transcripton Project.
  • <8> Digital data: Archaeological Research Services (ARS) Ltd. 2009/2010. Aerial Photographic Mapping Survey carried out as part of an Aggregates Resource Project.



Grid reference Centred SK 33354 28294 (543m by 463m) Approximate

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Nov 10 2022 4:04PM

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