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ENCLOSURE

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An area with defined boundaries. Use specific term where known.

Related Terms

Term Note
CASHEL A circular enclosure bounded by a thick dry stone wall. Use for ecclesiastical sites.
ENCLOSED CREMATION CEMETERY A burial site of Bronze Age date comprising a circular enclosed area containing cremations, some of which may be in urns.
MORTUARY ENCLOSURE A rectangular or sub-rectangular enclosure of Neolithic date, assumed to have been used for the exposure of human remains prior to secondary burial.
PLANTICRUB A small square, circular or rectangular enclosure used for growing root crops, usually without an entrance.
RINGWORK A defensive bank and ditch, circular or oval in plan, surrounding one or more buildings.
STOCK ENCLOSURE An enclosure used to hold livestock.

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