|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Medieval and post medieval field boundaries|
Aerial photographs taken in 1946 and 1972 show the cropmarks of field boundaries at this location. These field boundaries probably date to the medieval to post medieval period.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 3525 2541|
|Parish:||STALHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
February 2004, Norfolk NMP.
Linear cropmarks and soilmarks of medieval to post-medieval field boundaries visible on 1964 RAF aerial photographs (S1) and Ordnance Survey 1972 aerial photographs (S2). The main north - south ditch extends from TG 3521 2558 to TG 3533 2524 for a distance of 360m. A ditch extends westwards at a right angle for 120m from TG 3529 2537 to TG 3518 2534. The curving main ditch lies parallel to a modern field boundary to its west and a second boundary to its east, which is shown on the Ordnance Survey second edition map (25in, 1902-1907) (S3). Although these boundaries are probably post medieval in date, their curved form may reflect the alignment of medieval agricultural strips.
J. Albone (NMP) 3 February 2004.
- BOUNDARY DITCH (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
- FIELD BOUNDARY (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|<S1>||Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1964. RAF 58/6112 (F43) 0187 01-JAN-1964 (NMR). |
|<S2>||Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1972. OS/72111 063-4 02-MAY-1972. |
|<S3>||Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. Ordnance Survey second edition 25" (1902-1907) Sheet XL.4. |
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