Record Details

NHER Number:21285
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Bronze Age ring ditch and post medieval trackway

Summary

1984 aerial photography shows the cropmarks of a ring ditch crossed by a post medieval trackway.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 705 006
Map Sheet:TF70SW
Parish:STOKE FERRY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

19 July 1984. NAU air photography. Positive cropmarks. Ring ditch and pair of parallel ditches aligned thereupon; trackway?
D.A. Edwards (NAU), 22 March 1985.

The parallel ditches are a road or track still in use until recent years; 6 inch Ordnance Survey map still shows north end where it leaves present road.
E. Rose (NAU), 25 April 1985

January 1992. Air photograph re-examined by NLA in advance of planning application.
Feature is in fact to north of bypass line, but small and faint.
Proposed tree planting is to be arranged to avoid it.
Plot in file
E. Rose (NLA), 21 January 1991

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF7000A-B.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

Related records - none

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