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Monument record MDR7779 - Cropmark complex south of Ivy House Farm, Wilne Lane, Breaston

Type and Period (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Aerial photograph identified cropmarks in tight group adjacent to possible former river channel includes part of a rectilinear enclosure, 60m x 30m, that possibly occupied a small promontory into the former channel. Other features include linears and an 'H' arrangement of double-ditches (?). To the north west is remnant ridge and furrow. (1, 2) Cropmarks plotted on map overlay, 1:10,000. (3) A number of later prehistoric/Roman features were identified as cropmarks in this area during an aerial photographic mapping survey that was carried out as part of an aggregates resource project. These features include rectilinear enclosures, curvilinear enclosures and boundary ditches, all of which are plotted on to GIS. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial Photograph: JAP. 1970. 236/17A (B&W, Obl), 28/6/70. SK462314.
  • <2> Aerial Photograph: JAP. 1970. 236/18A SK462314 (B&W, Obl) 28/6/70. SK462314.
  • <3> Archive: Whiteley, S. 1989. Aerial Photographic Transcripton Project.
  • <4> Digital data: Archaeological Research Services (ARS) Ltd. 2009/2010. Aerial Photographic Mapping Survey carried out as part of an Aggregates Resource Project.



Grid reference SK 46249 31470 (point) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Nov 13 2015 5:08PM

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