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Enclosure, south of Empringham Road



Reference Name MLI30720

Name:
Enclosure, south of Empringham Road

Summary:
Enclosure, south of Empringham Road

Location:
STAMFORD, SOUTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
A large rectangular enclosure lies north-west to south-east and just north of the county boundary, and shows as slight cropmark. The southern ditch seems to continue to the west on a slightly different alignment.{1}
The continuation of the southern ditch appears to be on the alignment of a former field boundary which ran along the county boundary. {2}
The enclosure appears to have an internal division and pit features within it. {3}{4}{5}

Sources:
1 Aerial Photograph: FOARD, G.. 1984-90. NORTHANTS CC. TF0007-1, 24/7/1986, 3051/30; NHC 11915/5-6, 2/7/90
2 Map: OS. 1956. OS 6 INCH SERIES. TF 00 NW
3 Map: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1992-1996. National Mapping Programme. LINCOLNSHIRE. TF0107:LI.789.6.1-2, 1995
4 Article in monograph: Winton, H.. 1998. 'The cropmark evidence for Prehistoric and Roman settlement in west Lincolnshire' in Lincolnshire's Archaeology from the Air. Page 49, Fig 2.16
5 Aerial Photograph: 1946-98. RCHME National Aerial Photograph Collection at Swindon. 23/13725, 12/7/90

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