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Worgret Heath Earthworks

Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork

Also known as:
  • Monument No. 455198

Nearest Town:Wareham (2km E)
OS Ref (GB):   SY899871 / Sheet: 195
Latitude:50° 40' 58.28" N
Longitude:   2° 8' 34.72" W

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Details of earthworks on Pastscape

Linear earthworks comprising banks and ditches present on Worgret Heath and Wareham Common. These consist of two alignements whigh meet at a central point. Each has a pair of banks 7 to 12 metres wide and 0.2 to 0.4 metres high which flank a pair of ditches 4 to 5 metres wide. These are now visible as a single depression between the banks. The southern earthwork has been disturbed by sand and gravel extraction and truncated by road. Scheduled.
Chance Posted by Chance
25th May 2014ce