Record Details

NHER Number:17062
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Bronze Age ring ditch, Neolithic flint axehead


In 1971 a Neolithic flint axehead was recovered from this field. Aerial photography from 1981 recorded the cropmark of a possible Bronze Age ring ditch on this site.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 893 203
Map Sheet:TF82SE

Full description

20 May 1971. 40 Acre Field, High House Farm.
Surface find.
Neolithic flint axe.
Catalogue number 15B.
Not seen.
E. Rose (NAU), 24 February 1981.

9 August 1981. NAU aerial photography. Cropmark.
Context 1: one ring ditch at 8935 2036.
D. Edwards (NAU), 19 March 1981.

Monument Types

  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF 8920M-N.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Unpublished Contractor Report: Network Archaeology. 2002. Bacton to Kings Lynn Proposed Gas Pipeline. Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment. Network Archaeology. 179.

Related records - none

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