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Monument record MDR798 - Cropmarks east of The Churchleys, Foston

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Linear and curvilinear ditches along with a single ring ditch were identified from aerial photographs. (1) Cropmarks plotted on map overlay at a scale of 1:10,000. (2) An aerial photograph examination of the proposed route for a pipeline running east from the sewage works revealed a probable ring-ditch and linear cropmarks to the south west of the sewage works. (3) The cropmarks were also identified during an aerial photographic mapping survey that was carried out in 2009/10, using aerial photographs taken in 1948 and 1979. (4)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Purcell, F. 1988. A Preliminary Investigation of Aerial Archaeology along the Lower Dove Valley.
  • <2> Archive: Whiteley, S. 1989. Aerial Photographic Transcripton Project.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Woodhouse, G & Guilbert, G. 1993. An Archaeological Assessment of Severn Trent Water's Foston, Hatton, Hilton and Rolleston Closures Scheme.. Fig. 1.



Grid reference Centred SK 18941 31249 (261m by 330m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Oct 26 2017 3:54PM

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