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Monument Type. What sort of site is it? (For example, castle, banjo enclosure, airfield)
Technique. What archaeological methods have been used to find out about the site? (for example, excavation, geophysical survey, aerial survey)
Source. From where has the information been recorded? (for example, aerial photograph, documentary evidence, book, OS Card, VCH)
Designation. Does the site have any form of legal or other protection? (for example, Scheduled Ancient Monument, Listed Building)

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