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Name:Possible Bronze Age to Roman Field System South East of Cissbury Ring, Worthing
HER Ref:MWS7395
Type of record:Monument

Designations

  • Scheduled Monument 27069: CISSBURY RING HILLFORT, PREHISTORIC FLINT MINE AND ASSOCIATED REMAINS

Summary

The fragmentary remains of a possible Bronze Age, Iron Age or Roman field system is visible on aerial photographs taken in 1946. These earthworks are situated on Tenants Hill, south east of Cissbury Ring. Associated with these fields is the cropmark of a trackway that follows the ridge of Tenants Hill and is defined for much of its length by two parallel ditches.


Grid Reference:TQ 1442 0722
Parish:Worthing, Worthing, West Sussex
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Monument Types

  • FIELD SYSTEM (In Use, Early Bronze Age to Roman - 2350 BC to 409 AD (between))
  • TRACKWAY (In Use, Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD (between))

Sources

<1>Unpublished document: acer Consultants Limited. June 1992. A27 Worthing/Lancing Improvement - Environmental Statement Volume 2 Book 4 of 5 - Cultural Heritage Report.
<2>EH AMIE Report: English Heritage. 2012. English Heritage National Mapping Programme for Worthing - Weald, West Sussex - Digital Mapping (GIS) Shapefiles.
<3>EH AMIE Report: English Heritage. 2012. English Heritage National Mapping Programme for Worthing - Weald, West Sussex.
<4>Web Site: English Heritage. 2007. PastScape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk/.

Associated Events

  • Fieldwalking/Geophysical/field survey - A 27 proposed Improvements
  • English Heritage National Mapping Programme for Worthing - Weald, West Sussex (Ref: ISSN 1749-8775)

Associated Monuments

  • MWS6361 - Related to: Cissbury Ring Iron Age Hillfort, Worthing (Monument)
  • MWS9155 - Related to: Field System, Cissbury Plantation, Worthing (Monument)
  • MWS211 - Related to: Field Systems and Cultivation terraces, Vineyard Hill near Cissbury Ring, Worthing (Monument)
  • MWS12272 - Related to: Iron Age or Roman Field System, south of Lychpole Hill, Sompting and Worthing (Monument)

Associated Finds - none recorded