Prehistoric pit alignment
A pit alignment of Prehistoric date is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs. Iron Age pottery was found in one of the pits during archaeological work. The pit alignment lies 500m east of Coalpit Lane.
2 Probable prehistoric pit alignment shows on aerial photographs.
3 An evaluation undertaken in 1988 confirmed the location and extent of a series of pit and ditch alignments identified from aerial photographs. At the northern end of the site the alignments form a very large enclosure, 420m wide and over 950m long, aligned north-east/south west. The pottery, recovered from a single pit, has a provisional middle/late Iron Age date.
4 Date narrowed down to between the late Bronze Age and the late Iron Age.