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Monument record MDR6161 - Possible Romano-British enclosure, Barlborough

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Full Description

A ploughed out Romano-British enclosure at Barlborough, dated on the basis of 2nd century pottery recovered during fieldwalking [see SMR 1121], was identified on air photography taken in 1977. (1, 2) A Romano-British enclosure first noticed from an aerial photograph and dated by field walking finds. The large enclosure has an entrance to the north-west. A smaller, rectangular enclosure sits within it, against the west side. The loam within the enclosure was richer than that outside. On the north side of the enclosure, the ploughed-out bank and ditch is visible in very oblique sunlight. (3) Cropmarks plotted at a scale of 1:10000. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Hart, C (NDAT). 1981. The North Derbyshire Archaeological Survey to AD 1500. pp 95-6.
  • <2> Aerial Photograph: D Riley & C Hart. 1977. AP 1094/4/5/6/7.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 2476. 2476. Includes sketch.
  • <4> Archive: Whiteley, S. 1989. Aerial Photographic Transcripton Project.



Grid reference Centred SK 492 780 (441m by 558m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Jun 12 2017 4:36PM

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