Record Details

NHER Number:31743
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of ring ditches

Summary

This is the site of a group of ring ditches, one of which is a double concentric ring ditch, probably dating to the Bronze Age, and visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2837 2087
Map Sheet:TG22SE
Parish:COLTISHALL, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

28 June 1990. NAU air photography.
Ring ditch.
D. Edwards (NAU).

26 June 1996. NLA air photography.
An additional 3 ring ditches can be identified, one of which is co-joined to the original ring ditch.
A possible fourth new example may be loacted to the north, although it is small and very faint.
A linear fetaure appears to abut up to the co-joined ring ditch.
Also 3 shorth stretches of ditch can be seen, having the appearance of an interrupted ditch.
S. Massey (NLA), 30 august 2001.

28 June 1996. NLA air photography.
Cropmarks of 5 ring ditches visible.
S. Massey (NLA), 28 September 2001.

8 July 1996. NLA air photography.
Cropmarks of ring ditch previously recorded still visible.
It appears to be a double concentric ring ditch in these photographs.
H. Clare (NLA), 26 September 2001.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG 2820 A,B.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG 2820M - N.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG 2820P - Q, V.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG 2820C - D, H.

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