Record Details

NHER Number:30407
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Bronze Age ring ditches/World War Two searchlight battery


RAF thermal imagery showed three possible ring ditches at this location. These features could date to the Bronze Age, but alternatively may relate to a World War Two searchlight installation associated with Catfield Airfield.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3852 2471
Map Sheet:TG32SE

Full description

June 1993. RAF Thermal Infra Red Linescan Imagery.
Thermal image of three possible ring ditches (note possibility that these may be location of searchlight installation associated with Catfield Airfield).
D. Edwards (NLA) 27 January 1994.

Monument Types

  • RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SEARCHLIGHT BATTERY (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG 3824/A,B.

Related records - none

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