Prehistoric pit alignment

Description of this historic site

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.

Notes about this historic site

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.

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