Element record L1488 - Rectangular enclosure, Car Colston




Grid reference Centred SK 73517 42861 (151m by 141m)
Map sheet SK74SW
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Car Colston, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Large rectangular enclosure with entrance facing SE. Possibility of further enclosures on same alignment - probably cross ploughing though. (1)
Probably representing the Ro settlement shown on Todd's plan (but not explained in the accompanying text) of Margidunum and its region. (2)
Ditched enclosure with an entrance in the SE end. It is located on a natural NE-SW ridge. On newly sown land. (3)
Morph: 213.8.1 unknown prehistoric enclosure. (5)
Fieldwalked 13/02/1980 - see L8115 for finds.
See L1487, L5626 for neighbouring cropmarks.

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

6 BW print, JAP 12/17A,18A, 246/32,33, 13614/13,14, SMR

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

Other Refs: 13614/13/14, 12/17A,18A, 246/32,33 (NLAP SK7342/1,2,3,4, SK 7443/3,7)

<2> Thoroton Society, 1969, TTS, p 11 (Published document). SNT382.

<3> Seaman BH, 1974, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1252.

<4> VOB Survey (Record Card) (Unpublished document). SNT402.

<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> Published document: Thoroton Society. 1969. TTS. 73. p 11.
  • <3> Personal comment: Seaman BH. 1974. Pers Comm.
  • <4> Unpublished document: VOB Survey (Record Card).
  • <5> Unknown: RCHME. National Mapping Programme, Notts - Morph Data.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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