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CHER Number:06736b
Type of record:Monument
Name:Iron Age ditch systems, Burwell

Summary - not yet available

Grid Reference:TL 584 675
Parish:Burwell, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire

Monument Type(s):

Associated Events:

  • Excavations at Burwell, 1969
  • AP assessment, Eriswell to Burwell overhead line, 1995

Full description

2. Two confirmed ditch systems, one probably IA. At least four other systems may be present.
4. A cluster of small rectangular enclosures with linear ditches extending to the south and west.


<1> Council for British Archaeology, 1969, CBA Group 7 Bulletin 16, 2, (PA Smith) (Serial). SCB2054.


<2> Wilson, D.R., 1971, Roman Britain in 1970. I. Sites explored. Britannia 2: 243-88, p. 270 (Informant MD Cra'ster) (Article in serial). SCB1547.


<3> Browne, D.M., 1976, Excavations at Burwell, Cambridge. PCAS 66: 81-91 (Article in serial). SCB10855.


<4> Palmer, R., 1995, Proposed Burwell to Eriswell 132 Kv Overhead Line, Cambridgeshire: Aerial Photographic Assessment (Unpublished report). SCB19471.

Sources and further reading

<1>Serial: Council for British Archaeology. 1969. CBA Group 7 Bulletin 16. 2, (PA Smith).
<2>Article in serial: Wilson, D.R.. 1971. Roman Britain in 1970. I. Sites explored. Britannia 2: 243-88. p. 270 (Informant MD Cra'ster).
<3>Article in serial: Browne, D.M.. 1976. Excavations at Burwell, Cambridge. PCAS 66: 81-91.
<4>Unpublished report: Palmer, R.. 1995. Proposed Burwell to Eriswell 132 Kv Overhead Line, Cambridgeshire: Aerial Photographic Assessment.