Record Details

NHER Number:36129
Type of record:Monument
Name:Sites of ring ditches and hut circle

Summary

The sites of several ring ditches and circular enclosures are visible as cropmarks from aerial photographs. A cropmark of a hut circle, dating from the Bronze Age or the Iron Age, is visible within one of the circular enclosures.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2751 2022
Map Sheet:TG22SE
Parish:COLTISHALL, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

27 July 1995. NLA air photography.
Five ring ditches with associated linears all showing as cropmarks.
Two of the ring ditches are particularly large, although incomplete as cropmarks, and may be circular enclosures.
One of the smaller ring ditches is quite faint and cannot be seen on all the the photographs.
The linear features all show clearly as cropmarks, however it is possible that the northernmost two may relate to the cuurent field layout rather than some earlier feature.
H. Clare (NLA), 23 April 2001.

28 June 1996. NLA air photography.
Ring ditches still visible.
Additional double concentric ring ditch identified at TG 2750 2014. A second additional ring ditch is also visible to the east of the group.
Inside the circular enclosure is a horse-shoe shaped enclosure, which appears to be a hut circle.
A similar sized ring sitch can be seen to the south.
S. Massey (NLA), 9 October 2001.

Monument Types

  • CIRCULAR ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • HUT CIRCLE (Unknown date)
  • LINEAR FEATURE (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • HUT CIRCLE (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2350 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1995. TG 2720E-H.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG2720 T-Z.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG 2720P - S.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG 3321T - X, Y - Z.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG 2720J - N.

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