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Monument record MDR7091 - Willington: Ring Ditch (Barrow 2), North of Egginton Brook

Type and Period (1)

  • (Late Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 3000 BC to 42 AD (at some time))

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Ring ditch identified from aerial photographs and excavated partially by TVARC in 1972. It revealed at least 3 phases of construction, with subsequent (?) Iron Age - Roman activity on-site. No direct dating of the ring ditches was found. there was no surviving evidence for a central mound. (1-4) Additional information; cropmarks identified. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Article in serial: Wheeler, H (TVARC). 1979. 'Excavation at Willington, Derbyshire, 1970-72', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Vol. 99, pp 58-220.
  • <2> Aerial Photograph: J. K. St. Joseph. Oversize BCK87,88.
  • <3> Aerial Photograph: J. Pickering. 1-6, 8-18,20-33,42-56, 58-60; 3. 2827; 2828.
  • <4> Article in serial: Wheeler, H.. 1972. Antiquity 1972. 46.
  • <5> Archive: Whiteley, S. 1989. Aerial Photographic Transcripton Project.



Grid reference SK 2871 2773 (point)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3630

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Record last edited

Jan 28 2015 12:21PM

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