Record Details

NHER Number:19722
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of possible ring ditch, Roman, Late Saxon to post medieval metal objects

Summary

Aerial photography from 1983 records the cropmark of a possible ring ditch. Metal detecting in 1989 recovered Roman brooches, Late Saxon metalwork and medieval and post medieval coins and metalwork.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TL79SE
Parish:WEETING WITH BROOMHILL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

28 July 1983. NAU aerial photography.
Positive cropmarks. One ring ditch.
D. Edwards (NAU), 18 November 1983.

Context 2 [1].
This feature in fact is only really visible on photo A and overlies many curving marks of natural origin. It should be treated with caution.
E. Rose (NAU), 25 November 1983.

1989. Metal detector finds [2].
Roman brooches.
Late Saxon metalwork.
Medieval and post medieval coins and metalwork.
See list in file.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), A. Gregory (NAU).
Polaroids (S1) of all except coins NCM.
W. Milligan (NCM), 10 April 1989.

Monument Types

  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BOX (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • LOCKING MECHANISM (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TL7790 A-C.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

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