Information for record number MWA8115:
Cricket ground formerly identified as unknown archaeological feature on aerial photograph

Summary Aerial photograph shows circular feature in position shown as cricket ground with pavilion on 1955 OS map, now thought to have no historic interest
What Is It?  
Period: Unknown
Where Is It?  
Parish: Dordon
District: North Warwickshire, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SK 25 00
(Data represented on this map shows the current selected record as a single point, this is for illustrative purposes only and does not represent an accurate or complete representation of archaeological sites or features)
Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 A circular feature appearing on an aerial photograph dated 1970, and marked as being 140m in diameter.
2 Cricket ground and pavilion shown on OS 1955 Edition

Source No: 1
Source Type: Photograph
Title: Photograph
Author/originator: Scott K
Date: 1985
Page Number:
Source No: 2
Source Type: Plan
Title: Dordon
Author/originator: Scott K
Date: 1985
Page Number:
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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 CRICKET GROUND * The entire playing area and associated buildings upon which the game of cricket is played. back
monument PAVILION * A light, sometimes ornamental structure in a garden, park or place of recreation, used for entertainment or shelter. Use specific type where known. back

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