Information for record number MWA532:
Natural ridge E of Oversely Castle, Alcester

Summary Linear feature seen on APs shown to be a natural ridge.
What Is It?  
Type: Natural Feature
Period: Unknown
Where Is It?  
Parish: Alcester
District: Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 08 56
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 The crop-mark in field 18, just east of the burials [MWA529] was seen to be a natural ridge of limestone; no evidence of a man-made feature was seen.

Source No: 1
Source Type: Serial
Title: WMANS no 20 1977
Author/originator: Ford, D
Date: 1977
Page Number: 69
Volume/Sheet: 20
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source WMANS West Midlands Archaeological News Sheet, a publication that was produced each year, this later became West Midlands Archaeology. The West Midlands Arcaheological News Sheet contains reports about archaeological work that was carried out in the West Midlands region in the previous year. It includes information about sites dating from the Prehistoric to the Post Medieval periods. It was produced the Department of Extramural Studies at Birmingham University. Copies are held at the Warwickshire Sites and Monuments Record. back
monument FEATURE * Areas of indeterminate function. back
monument LINEAR FEATURE * A length of straight, curved or angled earthwork or cropmark of uncertain date or function. back
monument FIELD * An area of land, often enclosed, used for cultivation or the grazing of livestock. back
monument BURIAL * An interment of human or animal remains. Use specific type where known. If component use with wider site type. Use FUNERARY SITE for optimum retrieval in searches. back
monument NATURAL FEATURE * Use only for natural features mistakenly assumed to be archaeological or natural features with archaeological significance. back

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