Record Details

NHER Number:18820
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmarks of possible Bronze Age ring ditch

Summary

Aerial photography from 1977 recorded the positive reversed cropmarks of one ring ditch, near the gas pipeline, which may date to the Bronze Age. It is also possible that the windmill described under NHER 8859 stood on this site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 048 063
Map Sheet:TG00NW
Parish:RUNHALL, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

4 August 1977. Aerial photography by Aerial Archaeology Foundation.
Positive reversed cropmarks.
One ring ditch, adjacent line of gas pipeline.
D. Edwards (NAU), 31 January 1983.

19 January 1989.
Site marked out by D. Edwards and J. Wymer in advance of tree planting. Land agent agreed to leave 15m radius (from site marker) clear in planting programme, in order to preserve site.
D. Edwards (NAU), 19 January 1989.

Informant states the windmill mentioned under site NHER 8859 stood here, but see discussion under that number. [1]
E. Rose (NLA), 2 July 1999.

Monument Types

  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • WINDMILL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG 0406A.

Related records - none

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