Record Details

NHER Number:11705
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of ring ditch and possible bell barrow

Summary

A ring ditch, possibly dating to the Bronze Age, is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs. A central white mark within the ring ditch suggests that this may be the remains of a bell barrow.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8370 1680
Map Sheet:TF81NW
Parish:NEWTON BY CASTLE ACRE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1974 and 1986. NAU air photography.
Ring ditch with central white patch, suggesting a bell barrow.
D. Edwards (NAU).
Checked by E. Rose (NAU) 20 October 1976.

Ground views in air photograph index.

Monument Types

  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • SITE (Unknown date)
  • BELL BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SITE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE
  • Higher Level Stewardship

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF8316 A-C,E,F-M, AF-AP,AQ-AT TF8316 N-Z (ground views).
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1994. TF 8316ABC, ABD.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TF 8316ABE - ABM.
---Slide: Various. Slide.

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