Site of Possible Ring ditch 500m NW of Home Pastures

Description of this historic site

The site of a possible ring ditch of Neolithic or Bronze Age date. The site is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs and appears as a triple ring ditch. It is located 1km north of Wolvey Gorse.

Notes about this historic site

2 Large triple ring ditch shows on aerial photographs. This could be a henge of Neolithic/Bronze Age date.
3 The site is on top of a fairly high ridge. No finds were made during a brief visit.
5 Noted by Ordnance Survey.
6 This site is probably a ring ditch not a henge.
7 Monument mapping altered to reflect position as visible on 2013 aerial photograph layer.
8 Given the proximity of this ‘cropmark’ to the now removed runway which was part of RAF Bramcote (MWA8099), particuarly visible in SP4186-J, an alternative interpretation is that it is of 20th century origin, as a runway or airfield marker, possibly associated with the post-war use of the airfield.

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