Monument record MCC7165 - Elongated monument recorded as a crop-mark, Cowlin's Field, Mount Bures
|Grid reference||TL 913 330 (point) (FCE)|
|Civil Parish||MOUNT BURES, COLCHESTER, ESSEX|
Type and Period (2)
Open-ended elongated monument with two parallel rows of internal ?post pits. Possible Neolithic ceremonial site.<1> AP refs. <2> - <6> Other refs.<5 <7>
Field-walking of the 2.5ha. by Colchester Archaeology Group in April 2011 recovered worked flints (32 pieces weighing 384g) and burnt flints (5 pieces weighing 179g). The few diagnostic pieces were early Neolithic (blades and possible blade core). Overall, the flake assemblage was late Neolithic / early Bronze Age in date. Links to an earlier find of a late Neolithic / early Bronze Age flint artefact (EHER 9189). In addition, there were also 7 fragments of Roman brick/tile and a single sherd of medieval glazed floor tile.<8><9>
- <1> SEX74 MENTION: unknown. unknown. SMR.
- <2> SEX29144 AP: CUCAP. 1959. ZM 15, 21.
- <3> SEX29145 AP: McMaster, I. 1979. 3.13. Date 1979:7.
- <4> SEX29146 AP: unknown. 1960. R9, 112.
- <5> SEX29147 DESC TEXT: Holbert, P and McMaster, I. 1975. Ring-ditch Excavation at Mount Bures. Vol 18, pp.9-11, 16.
- <6> SEX58240 AP: Strachan, David. 1997. CP/97/11/16, 17.
- <7> SEX22419 Map: Ingle, CJ, Strachan, D, Tyler, S and Saunders, H. 1993-2012. NMP Cropmark Plot - 1:10,000.
- <8> SEX70831 Evaluation Report: Colchester Archaeological Group. 2011. Archaeological Fieldwalking at Cowlins Field, Mount Bures.
- <9> SEX70832 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. 15, Plate VII & Fig. 8.
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Record last edited
Apr 24 2020 3:36PM