Monument record MCC7164 - Caulins Field

Summary

Ring ditch partly excavated in 1974.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 9128 3317 (517m by 766m) (FCE)
Map sheet TL93SW
Civil Parish MOUNT BURES, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

Map

Type and Period (5)

Full Description

Ring ditch partly excavated in 1974. Part of cropmark complex - 9188. Possible central feature and also hollows were noted. There was also evidence of cremation burial(s) and potsherds, possibly Bronze Age. <1> <2>
A line of eight pits are visible on the northern boundary of the site. <3>-<5>

Cowlins field was fieldwalked in April 2011 and both worked and burnt flints were recovered. The few diagnostic pieces are early Neolithic (blades and a possible balde core). Overall the flake assemblage looks late Neolithic / early Bronze Age. <8>

Sources/Archives (8)

  • --- Article in serial: Brown, Nigel, Knopp, Debbie and Strachan, David. 2002. The Archaeology of Constable Country: the crop-marks of the Stour Valley. Landscape History, 24:1, 5-28. Fig. 8.
  • <1> RECORD SHEET/FORM: Ordnance Survey. unknown. OS cards. TL93SW07, 1976.
  • <2> EXCAV REPORT: Holbert, P and McMaster, I. 1978. Ring ditch Excavation at Mount Bures. Vol 18, p9-11, 16.
  • <3> AP: Strachan, David. 1997. CP/97/11/16, 17.
  • <4> AP: Rogers, P. 1990. 30.14.
  • <5> AP: Strachan, David. 1996. CP/96/11/15.
  • <6> AP (Digital): Saunders, Helen. 2009. EX09_06_079-084.
  • <7> Map: Ingle, CJ, Strachan, D, Tyler, S and Saunders, H. 1993-2012. NMP Cropmark Plot - 1:10,000.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (3)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Apr 24 2020 3:34PM

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