Record Details

NHER Number:36391
Type of record:Monument
Name:Two possible Bronze Age ring ditches and linear ditches

Summary

Aerial photography from 1996 recorded the cropmarks of two large ring ditches. Their positioning along the 50m contour suggest that they are Bronze Age burial mounds.
To both the east and west of these features are linear ditches, which appear to be part of rectilinear enclosures.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0062 0849
Map Sheet:TG00NW
Parish:WHINBURGH AND WESTFIELD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

25 June 1996. NLA aerial photography.
Cropmarks visible.
H. Clare (NLA), 28 August 2001.

2 July 1996. NLA aerial photography.
Two large ring ditches visible.
Their positioning along the 50m contour suggest they are Bronze Age burial mounds.
To both the east and west of these features are linear ditches, which appear to be part of rectilinear enclosures.
S. Massey (NLA), 27 July 2001.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG 0008H - M.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG 0008V - X.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG 0008N - U.

Related records - none

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