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CROPMARKS OF A DOUBLE RING DITCH NORTH-EAST OF SAXBY CLIFF FARM



Reference Name MLI51418

Name:
CROPMARKS OF A DOUBLE RING DITCH NORTH-EAST OF SAXBY CLIFF FARM

Summary:
CROPMARKS OF A DOUBLE RING DITCH NORTH-EAST OF SAXBY CLIFF FARM

Location:
SAXBY, WEST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
A CROPMARK SITE PHOTOGRAPHED IN 1959 SHOWS A DOUBLE-DITCHED RING DITCH. IN 1964 SEAMAN REPORTED THAT IT WAS NOT VISIBLE ON THE GROUND, NOR HAD ANY FINDS BEEN RECORDED. {1}{2}{5}
APs BY TOM HAYES IN 1959 AND PAUL EVERSON IN 1979 SHOW CROPMARKS OF A SUB-RECTANGULAR DOUBLE-DITCHED RING DITCH, THE INNER DITCH OF WHICH IS A SPIRAL RATHER THAN A COMPLETE CIRCLE. {3}{4}
IT HAS ALSO BEEN INTERPRETED AS A PREHISTORIC STOCK ENCLOSURE. {7}

Sources:
1 Index: OS CARD INDEX. SAXBY. SK 98 NE:16,1964, SEAMAN B H
2 Index: SMR FILE. SAXBY. SK 98 NE:AD -
3 Aerial Photograph: HAYES, J.T.. 1953-87. RCHM. SAXBY 'A'; 5/1;5/2;5/19,1959,
4 Aerial Photograph: EVERSON, P.L.. 1975-90. RCHM. 2958/4,1979,
5 Index: OS CARD INDEX. SAXBY. TF 08 NW:6,1962, DA
6 Article in serial: PETCH, D.F.. 1961. ‘Archaeological Notes for 1959 and 1960’ in Lincolnshire Architectural and Archaeological Society Reports and Papers. VOL 9 PART 1 (NS) pp1-3
7 Map: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1992-1996. National Mapping Programme. LINCOLNSHIRE. SK9886:LI.53.4.1,1994,

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