Record Details

NHER Number:11348
Type of record:Monument
Name:Undated rectangular enclosure at The Mynke, First and Second Duckhills Fields

Summary

Cropmarks of a rectangular enclosure can be seen on aerial photographs. These have been interpreted as a Roman temple or medieval warrener's (rabbit keeper's) lodge. Prehistoric worked flints have been found. These included Neolithic axeheads and arrowheads.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 839 189
Map Sheet:TF81NW
Parish:LEXHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK
ROUGHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1946. Aerial photographs.
Cropmark of rectangular enclosure (Roman temple?) or medieval lodge?
See (S1).

1971 to 1975.
Flint tools, collection by Mr A. Hooks.
Flints not seen as not kept separate from other fields.
For full details see list in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 7 January 1980.

July 2002. Desk-based assessment.
Cropmarks indicating a rectangular enclosure were recorded in 1946. These were interpreted as either a Roman temple or medieval lodge. Neolithic and Early Bronze Age flint implements were collected as stray finds from the same area during the 1970s.
See (S2).
S. Howard (NLA),1 March 2010.

Monument Types

  • RECTANGULAR ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • TEMPLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • LODGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARROWHEAD (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • HAMMERSTONE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • KNIFE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SPEAR (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • LEAF ARROWHEAD (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Protected Status

  • Higher Level Stewardship

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Monograph: Davison, A.. 1989. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 44, p 52.
<S2>Unpublished document: Transco/Network Archaeology. 2002. Network Archaeology Report No. 179. Bacton to Kings Lynn Proposed Gas Pipeline. Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment..

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