Earthwork Enclosure in Great Ridge Wood, 350m North East of Point Pond

Wiltshire

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Medieval
Stock Enclosure

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Wiltshire Council

Parish

Boyton

Parliamentary Constituency

South West Wiltshire

Grid Reference

SJ930930 (393019, 136380)

WGS84 Coordinates

51.1261, -2.09977

Nearest Postcode

SP3 5SY

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Notes

Medieval circular enclosure, possibly pastoral, situated in Great Ridge Wood. It measures 140 metres east-west and 146 metres north-south enclosing an area of 1.4 hectares. Earthworks of the enclosure survive only to the south where there is a ditch 5 metres wide and 0.9 metres deep flanked by a bank up to 4 metres wide and 0.45 metres high. The inner face of the counterscarp bank has been revetted with flint nodules. Scheduled.

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