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HER Number: 5729
Record Type: Monument
Name: Broadwell Causewayed Enclosure

Designations

  • Scheduled Monument () 1006340: Interrupted ditch system
Grid Reference: SP 265 018
Parish:BROADWELL, WEST OXFORDSHIRE, OXFORDSHIRE

Monument Type(s):

Summary

Site consists of a very large double ditched segmented enclosure, subsequently identified as a causewayed enclosure.

Associated Monuments

  • None
  • Associated Finds:

  • None
  • Description

    (1) A very large double ditched segmented enclosure, subsequently identified as a causewayed enclosure. Nothing visible on ground, under plough
    (2) H Case confirms in a letter dated 2.4.81 that he considers this to be a causewayed enclosure
    (3) Originally identified from AP's as 3 concentric interrupted circles between 2 small brooks
    (4) Site consists of a very large double ditched segmented enclosure, subsequently identified as a causewayed enclosure. Visible only from APs. Site situated on clear raised level above flood plain alluvium; lighter soil colour.
    (6) Condition reported in 2009 as 'extensive significant problems, ie under plough, collapse' and the trend as 'declining'. Principal vulnerability from arable ploughing.
    7) DRF form has been scanned and discarded by S Lisk, 04/12/14; theinfo will be digitally linked to this record.


    <1> English Heritage, Scheduled Ancient Monuments Record, SM 136 (Scheduling record). SOX283.


    <2> Cambridge University Collection, AY I34, BK B60 (Photograph). SOX299.


    <3> Baker Aerial Photographs, 2601/H,I,O,Q (Photograph). SOX285.


    <4> MPP Documents for Oxfordshire, S Lisk, 12.10.92 (Index). SOX259.


    <5> Additional Information in Detailed Record File, See SMR On-line form for more detail and map of Clanfield cropmarks; map filed under PRN 5488 in DRF (Index). SOX258.


    <6> English Heritage, 2009, Heritage at Risk Register 2009: South East, p.68 (Unpublished document). SOX2546.


    <7> NMR Monument - Long Listing Filed in Detailed Record File (Index). SOX391.

    Sources

    <1>English Heritage. Scheduled Ancient Monuments Record. SM 136. [Scheduling record / SOX283]
    <2>Cambridge University Collection. AY I34, BK B60. [Photograph / SOX299]
    <3>Baker Aerial Photographs. 2601/H,I,O,Q. [Photograph / SOX285]
    <4>MPP Documents for Oxfordshire. S Lisk, 12.10.92. [Index / SOX259]
    <5>Additional Information in Detailed Record File. See SMR On-line form for more detail and map of Clanfield cropmarks; map filed under PRN 5488 in DRF. [Index / SOX258]
    <6>English Heritage. 2009. Heritage at Risk Register 2009: South East. p.68. [Unpublished document / SOX2546]
    <7>NMR Monument - Long Listing Filed in Detailed Record File. [Index / SOX391]