Record Details

NHER Number:16579
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of ring ditch, Holkham Park

Summary

An incomplete ring ditch is visible as a cropmark in 'The Avenue' in Holkham Park. The ring ditch may date to the Bronze Age, or it may be related to post medieval tree planting within the park.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8827 4102
Map Sheet:TF84SE
Parish:HOLKHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pre September 1980.
Cropmark.

21 July 1974. Ordnance Survey air photograph.
Cropmark of incomplete ring ditch approximate 20m diameter in 'The Avenue' Holkham Park.
See 6" and 1:2500 overlays.
J. Bown (NAU) 1 October 1980.

Note position in side of avenue, possibly a tree planting mound?
E. Rose (NAU) 2 October 1980.

Monument Types

  • RING DITCH (Undated)
  • SITE (Undated)
  • RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SITE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. OS 74-178-385.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 74-178-386.

Related records - none

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