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CURVILINEAR ENCLOSURE

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A monument consisting of an area of land enclosed by a ditch, bank, wall, palisade or similar barrier, where the boundary follows an irregular curving course.

Annular Enclosure (Non-Preferred) | Penannular Enclosure (Non-Preferred)

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Term Note
RING DITCH An unbroken circular or sub-circular ditch, usually seen as a cropmark. May be the remains of a ploughed-out barrow, roundhouse or modern feature. Use the term where function is unknown.

Heritagedata.org: Linked Data resource