Undated soilmarks, Austy Wood, Wootton Wawen

Description of this historic site

A series of dark sub-circular soilmarks were identified by a member of the public. These, and some possible linear features can be seen on modern aerial photographs. A small collection of flints have also been picked up across these fields.

Notes about this historic site

1 Details of dark soilmarks were reported by a member of the public, in the agricultural land immediately to the south of the present Austy Wood, that used to lie within its boundaries. The stains were distinctly darker than the soil, and an estimated 7.5m in diameter. The correspondant also reports that several pieces of worked flint came from the field, in a general scatter. Photos are included in the FI file.
2 A number of features can be traced on modern aerial photographs

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