|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Undated enclosure, site of post medieval gibbet and Roman or Saxon gold ring|
Aerial photography shows the cropmarks of a square enclosure with two entrances. A gibbet is marked on a map of 1797. A large Roman or Saxon gold finger ring was found in 1965.
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|Parish:||WEST DEREHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Gibbet marked on Faden's map 1797 (S1).
6 July 1965. At same site.
A large gold finger-ring found here perhaps Saxon date, but is more probably Roman. Written on KLM 6 inch record map.
Information taken from (S2).
E. Rose (NAU), 6 October 1981.
Large gold finger ring, possibly Saxon, but probably Roman.
Information from Ordnance Survey Records.
R.J. Rickett (NAU), 7 March 1990.
RAF photograph, reference IRLS II RAF 4297, in possession of . Shows very clear square or sub-square enclosure, with at least two entrances, one in centre of south side and the other in the southwest corner.
See photocopy in file.
D. Gurney (NLA), 15 October 1997.
- ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
- SQUARE ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
- GIBBET (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- RING (Undated)
- RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- RING (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
- RING (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
- RING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Article in Serial: Whyte, N.. 2003. The Deviant Dead in the Norfolk Landscape.. Landscapes. Vol 4, No 1. pp 24-39. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797. |
|<S2>||Article in Serial: Wilson, D. M. and Hurst, D. G. 1967. Medieval Britain in 1965. Medieval Archaeology. Vol X pp 168-219. p 172. |
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