Record Details

NHER Number:11687
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmarks and earthworks of ring ditch

Summary

A ring ditch is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs. Other photographs show the feature as a slight circular earthwork.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8996 4409
Map Sheet:TF84SE
Parish:HOLKHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Ring ditch.
South of railway, in unusual position in marshes.
E. Rose (NAU) 19 October 1976.

1949. RAF air photography.
Shows these as earthworks, circular ditches with slight internal banks.
Possibly refuges within the marsh?
A. Miller (Suffolk CC NMP)
D. Gurney (NLA), 13 February 2002.

See (S1) in file NHER 35996.
D. Gurney (NLA), 22 August 2002.

Monument Types

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Unknown date)
  • DITCH (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF 8944C ACP 12 to E ACP14.
---Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1949. 540/259 Frames 5001-2 (NMR).
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: NAU. 2000. NAU Report No. 532. Holkham Estate Survey..

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