Monument record MDR4366 - Cropmark 100m west of Merry Bower Farm, Twyford and Stenson

Type and Period (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Three sides of a rectangular enclosure are identifiable on aerial photographs, the southern boundary possibly truncated by, or running parallel and just inside Arleston Lane. Other linear features may also be visible in the field. (1-2) The cropmarks have been plotted on a map overlay at a scale of 1:10,000. (3) The later prehistoric/Roman rectilinear enclosure was identified during an aerial photographic mapping survey that was carried out in 2009/10, along with a later prehistoric pit alignment and ditch cropmarks of uncertain date. (4)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: TPAT. 2050. 2050.
  • <2> Aerial Photograph: Pickering, J. 1970. AP: NMR: Pickering, J.: 1970: 25/237; 3329/2,4: Slide 322(19/7/72).
  • <3> Archive: Whiteley, S. 1989. Aerial Photographic Transcripton Project.



Grid reference Centred SK 33398 29349 (273m by 281m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Mar 30 2016 4:28PM

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