Record Details

NHER Number:36457
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmarks of a possible causewayed ring ditch and post medieval field boundaries

Summary

Aerial photographs taken in 1996 show the cropmarks of a large causewayed ring ditch (now recorded under NHER 57881) and several field boundaries at this location. The field boundaries are possibly post medieval in date, while the ring ditch may be of Bronze Age date. A number of other anomalies in this field may also be archaeological in origin.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2186 2690
Map Sheet:TG22NW
Parish:BURGH AND TUTTINGTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

CAUSEWAYED RING DITCH IS NOW RECORDED UNDER 57881. THIS NUMBER NOW APPLIES TO LINEARS AND POSSIBLE FEATURES.

15 July 1996. NLA aerial photography. NGR amended from that below.
Cropmark of large causewayed ring ditch, located at TG 2194 2694.
Two of the causeways appear to be opposed giving it a hengiform appearance.
A fairly regular series of field boundaries traverse the field diagonally. These may be post medieval in date.
S. Massey (NLA) 18 October 2001.

19 July 1996. NLA aerial photography. Area centred TG 2186 2690.
Very clear circular enclosure with single narrow causeway/entrance.
Additional anomalies in this field may be archaeological in origin.
M. Brennand (NLA) 9 May 2001.

Monument Types

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • HENGIFORM MONUMENT (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • CAUSEWAYED RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FIELD SYSTEM (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. NHER TG 2126H (NLA 373/JBJ13) 19-JUL-1996.
---Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. NHER TG 2126J (NLA 373/JBJ14) 19-JUL-1996.
---Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. NHER TG 2126K-M (NLA 370/HJT19-22) 15-JUL-1996.

Related records - none

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