Record Details

NHER Number:11892
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of ring ditch

Summary

A ring ditch is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs. The ring ditch may date to the Bronze Age or it may be a modern tractor turning circle.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8357 1482
Map Sheet:TF81SW
Parish:NEWTON BY CASTLE ACRE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Ring ditch on RAF air photographs, see (S1).
Information from A. Lawson (NAU).

Site now destroyed, probably by chalk pit.
No trace in surrounding fields.
A. Lawson (NAU) 16 March 1976.

Air photographs checked by E. Rose (NAU) 19 July 1993.
The feature was in any case of very dubious archaeological origin - it looks more like a tractor turning circle.

Monument Types

  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • SITE (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SITE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • RING DITCH (Modern - 1901 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S!>Aerial Photograph: RAF. RAF AP 5288, 5362, 5364.

Related records - none

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