Monument record MLI80080 - Cropmarks adjacent to Sewstern Lane


Cropmarks adjacent to Sewstern Lane, interpreted as prehistoric and/or Romano-British. Also two sherds of Bronze Age pottery.

Type and Period (4)

  • (Early Neolithic to Roman - 4000 BC to 409 AD)
  • (Early Neolithic to Roman - 4000 BC to 409 AD)
  • (Early Neolithic to Roman - 4000 BC to 409 AD)
  • (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 801 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Cropmarks of enclosures and a trackway are visible on aerial photographs adjacent to Sewstern Lane. They have been interpreted as prehistoric and/or Romano-British settlement remains. Romano-British pottery has been identified in this field (30149). Two sherds of Bronze Age Billingborough Fen Edge type pottery were also recovered during field walking (6/3/77) by Tom Lane. {1}{2}{3}

Sources/Archives (6)

  •  Map: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1992-1996. National Mapping Programme. LI.721.4.
  •  Index: Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire. South Kesteven records. Allington. SK 01.6.
  •  Article in Serial: Catherine M. Wilson. 1972. 'Archaeological notes, 1971' in Lincolnshire History and Archaeology. Vol 7, page 14.
  •  Aerial Photograph: PICKERING, J.. 1962-86. RCHME. SF 943-21.
  •  Aerial Photograph: HARTLEY, R.F.R.. 1980-92. LEICESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL. SK90/29/8-10 (7/7/90).
  •  Aerial Photograph: 1946-98. RCHME. SK8434/1,2:2706-23,24; SK8439/1,4:255-24,25 (15/7/1970).



Grid reference Centred SK 8403 3933 (427m by 255m) Centre

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Record last edited

Mar 21 2021 8:35PM


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