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|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Westwick shrunken medieval settlement north of Oakington Road. Weskwick|
Summary - not yet available
|Grid Reference:||TL 420 653|
|Parish:||Oakington and Westwick, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire|
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- SHINE (Unvalidated): Shrunken Medieval village containing ridge and furrow, trackways and rectangular enclosures, Westwick, Oakington and Westwick
1. Farm meadow. Rectilinear ditches in grass, adjacent to Oakington Brook.
2. ? DMV (NB: good snow effects on AP)(R Palmer 08/02/1984, CUCAP AP CFK 11 used)
3. Ridge and furrow, raised trackway, scarp banks, ponds, platforms and enclosures.
4. MPP Record NO. CB 140/50
O1, Banks as earthworks approx 1,00m high in places. Unploughed and quite impressive features which definitely need surveying with a view to scheduling. Probably Medieval in origin.
Sources and further reading
|---||Aerial Photograph: Aerial Photographs of the shrunken medieval village, Westwick. TL 419651. |
|<1>||Bibliographic reference: Phillips, C.W. (ed.). 1970. The Fenland in Roman times: studies of a major area of peasant colonization with a gazetteer covering all known sites and finds. 201. |
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|<4>||Digital archive: 1995. Monuments Protection Programme Database (printout for SMV's). |
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