Element record L1198 - Linear features & enclosure, Langar cum Barnstone




Grid reference Centred SK 73984 35530 (481m by 507m)
Map sheet SK73NW
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Langar cum Barnstone, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Straggly linear features including one double line (trackway ?) and 3 sides of rectilinear enclosure. Possibly also large circular feature. (1)
Several small rectangular enclosures and another double line - trackway. (2)
A subrectangular ditched enclosure c 1 acre in extent situated atop a local rise with good all round visibility. Extensive perambulation revealed neither surface evidence of early occupation nor visible remains of the work which from the AP has a certain regularity of pattern but does not appear Ro. Probably a large stock enclosure of unknown period. (3)
Many small rectangular shaped soil markings, probably of modern origin. Worth checking. Mostly geological ? (4)
Morph: 232.6.1 unknown prehistoric enclosure, 232.7.1 unknown prehistoric track. (5)
Part of site within area of limestone quarrying permission. MS 88 LM1 - the small rectangular features are presumably quarry pits.

Data Held: Aerial Photograph (Aerial photograph). SNT2645.

6 BW print, JAP 258/34,35,36, 1176/32,33, 5315/520, SMR

<1> Pickering J, Air photos (Aerial photograph). SNT1148.

Other Refs: 1970, 34,35,36/258,4,5/259

<2> Pickering J, Air photos (Aerial photograph). SNT1148.

Other Refs: 30/7 618,619

<3> Colquhoun FD, 1974, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT582.

<4> O'Brien CF , Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT973.

<5> RCHME, National Mapping Programme, Notts - Morph Data (Unknown). SNT1470.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • --- Aerial photograph: Data Held: Aerial Photograph.
  • <1> Aerial photograph: Pickering J. Air photos.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Pickering J. Air photos.
  • <3> Personal comment: Colquhoun FD. 1974. Pers Comm.
  • <4> Personal comment: O'Brien CF . Pers Comm.
  • <5> Unknown: RCHME. National Mapping Programme, Notts - Morph Data.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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