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Monument record MDR6037 - Cropmark enclosure, south of Palterton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC? to 42 AD?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Large, irregular enclosure (maximum dimension c.170m) defined by what appears to be a single ditch. No entrance visible. The site is located on the edge of the high ridge south of Palterton and overlooks the lower lying ground to the west. There is a natural spring 200m to the west, as the ground slopes down from the enclosure to the Doe Lea. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record (English Heritage). 1996. Aerial photogrpahs NMR 12810/01 to NMR 12810/05: 15/7/96.



Grid reference Centred SK 4778 6737 (208m by 195m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Sep 14 2017 11:29AM

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