Record Details

NHER Number:11894
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of a probable Bronze Age barrow

Summary

A cropmark of a ring ditch, probably a Bronze Age round barrow, is visible on aerial photographs. It is located on the north facing slope of a small valley at approximately 31m OD. Another ring ditch cropmark is located 470m to the northeast (NHER 11895).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7241 3546
Map Sheet:TF73NW
Parish:SEDGEFORD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

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

No sign in field of young cereal.
A. Lawson (NAU), 7 February 1974.

19 July 1996. NLA air photography.
Ring ditch visible.
S. Massey (NLA), 30 April 2001.

March 2006. Norfolk NMP.
A cropmark of a ring ditch, probably a Bronze Age round barrow, is visible on aerial photographs (S1-S4). The central grid reference for this cropmark has been adjusted from TF 7244 3545 to TF 7242 3546. The ring ditch is sub-circular in plan with a ditch of up to 4m wide and an external diameter of 29m. It is likely that this ring ditch is of Bronze Age date and that it relates to a round barrow. It is located on the north facing slope of a small valley at approximately 31m OD. Another ring ditch cropmark is located 470m to the northeast (NHER 11895).
J. Albone (NMP), 09 March 2006

Monument Types

  • 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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1571 4316-7 07-JUN-1946 (NHER TF 7135B / TF 7235A).
<S2>Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. NHER TF 7235B (NLA 374/JAW6) 19-JUL-1996.
<S3>Oblique Aerial Photograph: CUCAP. 1964. CUCAP( AIQ87) 27-APR-1964.
<S4>Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1973. OS/73013 113-4 07-MAR-1973 (NMR).

Related records - none

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