Record Details

NHER Number:12855
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmarks of possible Roman settlement, ring ditches and linear marks

Summary

Aerial photographs of this area have recorded a number of cropmarks. These include linear soilmarks, apparently part of a large complex in the field to the north, which have been identified as a possible Roman settlement. This is overlain by many small circular cropmarks, perhaps haystack rings, which also extend to the north.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 498 974
Map Sheet:TL49NE
Parish:UPWELL, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

27 July 1976. Aerial photography.
Cropmarks. Linear soilmarks, apparently part of large complex in field to north (in Cambridgeshire) - possible Roman settlement. Overlain by many small circular cropmarks, perhaps haystack rings. [1].
Compiled by D. Edwards (NAU), and E. Rose (NAU), 27 September 1977.

Circular marks not plotted.
J. E. Bown (NAU).

Extended greatly westwards on undated air photograph. [2].
Compiled by E. Rose (NAU), 16 May 1983.

Monument Types

  • CIRCULAR ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • LINEAR FEATURE (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • LINEAR FEATURE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: NAU AP TL 5097C-N, CUCAP RC8-ED9.

Related records - none

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