Record Details

NHER Number:18243
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmarks of undated ring ditches, enclosures and linear features

Summary

Aerial photography from 1975 and 1980 recorded the cropmarks of a number of undated features. These include at least one sub-circular enclosure and at least two parallel linear features. A number of possible ring ditches or 'Riley circles' have also been noted.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 6757 9957
Map Sheet:TL69NE
Parish:WRETTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

22 June 1975. Ordnance Survey aerial photography.
Positive cropmarks.
Sub-circular enclosure.
Riley circiles?
One clear sub-circular feature.
Three parallel linear features and several rather vague sub-circular features.
D. Voisey (NLA), 2 March 1995.

27 June 1980. NAU aerial photography.
Positive cropmarks.
Three ring ditches, two overlapping.
Two parallel linear cropmarks.
S. Norton (NAU), 22 June 1982.

17 July 1990. Further NAU aerial photography.

Monument Types

  • CIRCULAR ENCLOSURE (subcircular enclosure, Unknown date)
  • LINEAR FEATURE (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TL6799 A-C,E-J.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 75-269-190.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 75-269-191.

Related records - none

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