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Monument Number 621179

Hob Uid: 621179
Location :
Wiltshire
Figheldean
Grid Ref : SU1049045930
Summary : A sub-circular enclosure of probable Prehistoric date located to the east of Robin Hood's Ball. The earthwork/cropmark remains of this site were mapped from aerial photographs as part of the English Heritage Stonehenge WHS Mapping Project.
More information : SU 10514594: A prehistoric or Roman sub-circular enclosure east of Robin Hoods Ball (SU 14 NW 3). It is just visible on the ground as a very slight bank and ditch. (1)

The cropmark/earthwork remains of the probable Prehistoric enclosure described by the previous authority was seen centred at SU 1049 4593 and mapped from aerial photographs. The enclosure was sub-circular, defined by a single ditch and measured c.46m x 40m. The northern section of the enclosure could not be seen. The area is criss-crossed by numerous military vehicle tracks and practice works.

This site and the surrounding features were mapped at 1:10,000 scale as part of the English Heritage Stonehenge WHS Mapping Project. (2-4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : English Heritage Schedule of Ancient Monuments Amendment 31-JAN-1990
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : NMR OS/70067 291-2 13-MAY-1970
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : NMR SU 1045/28 (18220/32) 20-DEC-1998
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : NMR SU 1045/9 (1504/07) 08-APR-1979
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Prehistoric, Roman
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Monument Type : Circular Enclosure
Evidence : Earthwork, Cropmark

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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 10122
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Wiltshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SU14NW677
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SU 14 NW 57
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, ENGLISH HERITAGE: STONEHENGE WHS MAPPING PROJECT NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2001-02-01
End Date : 2001-07-01