Information for record number MWA8357:
Curvilinear cropmark NE of Crackley Wood

Summary A curvilinear soil mark which is visible on aerial photographs and is undated. It is located 100m east of Crackley Wood.
What Is It?  
Type: Feature
Period: Unknown
Where Is It?  
Parish: Stoneleigh
District: Warwick, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 29 74
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 Aerial photographs show a large, curvilinear soil mark. On investigation, during the archaeological assessment of Warwick University's lands, this was interpreted as the remains of a relatively recent plantation.
3 APs (not the one ones used by source

Source No: 2
Source Type: Aerial Photograph
Title: SP2974
Date: 1977
Page Number:
Volume/Sheet: SP2974
Source No: 3
Source Type: Aerial Photograph
Title: SP2974
Date: 1980
Page Number:
Volume/Sheet: SP2974
Source No: 1
Source Type: Evaluation Report
Title: University of Warwick Archaeological Evaluation
Author/originator: Hill, S & Smith, D
Date: 1996
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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 UNIVERSITY * A group of colleges and associated buildings belonging to a university. back
monument FEATURE * Areas of indeterminate function. back
monument WOOD * A tract of land with trees, sometimes acting as a boundary or barrier, usually smaller and less wild than a forest. back
monument PLANTATION * A group of planted trees or shrubs, generally of uniform age and of a single species. back

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