|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Cropmarks/earthworks of possible Bronze Age ring ditch and round barrow|
In 1974 a ring ditch surrounding a low earthen mound was noted at this location. These features were felt to be Bronze Age in date and were also visible on 1970 Ordnance Survey aerial photographs.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 9553 3959|
|Parish:||WIGHTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Ring ditch - informant C. J. S. Green (NAU).
Low mound 29m diameter, 20cm high in field of sprouts.
A. J. Lawson (NAU) 23 January 1976.
19 March 1970. Ordnance Survey aerial photography.
Ring ditch previously noted as being to north of road at TF 9555 3967c. Now relocated on basis of aerial photograph to south of road at TF 9554 3960c.
D. Voisey (NLA) 14 February 1996.
January 2008. Field visit.
The barrow survives as a low mound, about 30m across and 0.2m high.
The wood shown on (S1) was removed in the 1950s. The site was under cultivation from the 1950s to about 2007. Information from .
D. Robertson (NLA), 22 January 2008.
- RING DITCH (Unknown date)
- RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- ROUND BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
Associated Finds - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. OS 70-008-209. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Map: Ordnance Survey. 1883. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. |
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