Thesaurus Term/Concept: RING DITCH

Identifier 70407
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note Circular or near circular ditches, usually seen as cropmarks. Use the term where the function is unknown. Ring ditches may be the remains of ploughed out round barrows, round houses, or of modern features such as searchlight emplacements.

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Instances/Examples (6)

Context Record
Monument Type MMO3770 Late prehistoric circular enclosure or ring ditch south of Preston Farm [outside Park boundary] (Monument)
Monument Type MEM24328 Medieval or post-medieval ring ditch or enclosure on North Hill (Monument)
Monument Type MMO3036 Possible levelled Bronze Age Barrow, South of Kitridge Lane (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2474 Possible prehistoric cropmark northeast of Aller Farm (Monument)
Monument Type MMO3763 Possible ring ditch northwest of Escott Farm [outside Park boundary] (Monument)
Monument Type MDE12841 Possible ring ditches on Shoulsbarrow Common (Monument)