Information for record number MWA4666:
Undated linear crop mark, Salford Priors

Summary Several linear features, a possible enclosure and trackway are visible as a crop marks on aerial photographs. They are undated and are located 900m north west of Salford Priors.
What Is It?  
Type: Linear Feature, Trackway?, Enclosure?
Period: Unknown
Where Is It?  
Parish: Salford Priors
District: Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 06 51
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record
Picture(s) attached


Source Number  

2 Linear features show as crop marks.
3 Features mapped as part of the English Heritage National Mapping Project.
4 Possibly a trackway and part of an enclosure.

Source No: 3
Source Type: Aerial Photograph
Title: SP0651 Frame 2
Author/originator: Warwickshire County Council
Date: 11 Jul 1970
Page Number: Frame 2
Volume/Sheet: SP0651
Source No: 1
Source Type: Aerial Photograph
Title: SP1751
Author/originator: CUCAP
Page Number:
Volume/Sheet: SP1751:M
Source No: 2
Source Type: Verbal communication
Title: Verbal communication
Author/originator: Palmer S C
Date: 2001
Page Number:
Source No: 4
Source Type: Verbal communication
Title: Pers. Comm. Giles Carey
Author/originator: G Carey
Date: 2009-2014
Page Number:
Linear cropmarks visible to the north west of Salford Priors
Copyright: WA Baker
Date: 1970
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Linear features and a possible ring ditch visible as cropmarks near Salford Priors
Copyright: WA Baker
Date: 1970
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Word or Phrase
technique Aerial Photograph Aerial photographs are taken during an aerial survey, which involves looking at the ground from above. It is usually easier to see cropmarks and earthworks when they are viewed from above. Aerial photographs help archaeologists to record what they see and to identify new sites. There are two kinds of aerial photographs; oblique and vertical. 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 ENCLOSURE * An area of land enclosed by a boundary ditch, bank, wall, palisade or other similar barrier. Use specific type where known. back
monument TRACKWAY * A pathway, not necessarily designed as such, beaten down by the feet of travellers. back

* Copyright of English Heritage (1999)

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