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LINEAR EARTHWORK

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A substantial bank and ditch forming a major boundary between two adjacent landholdings of prehistoric or later date.

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Related Terms

Term Note
BOUNDARY The limit to an area as defined on a map or by a marker of some form e.g. BOUNDARY WALL. Use specific term where known.
BOUNDARY EARTHWORK An earthwork that indicates the limit of an area or a piece of land.
DYKE A drystone or turf wall forming a linear barrier.
LINEAR FEATURE A straight or curved archaeological feature. Use specific term where known.

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