Record Details

NHER Number:27607
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of ring ditch

Summary

A cropmark of a ring ditch, possible a Bronze Age round barrow, is visible on aerial photographs. The ring ditch is complete and sub-circular in plan. It has a 16m external diameter and a narrow ditch. This ring ditch is likely to be of Bronze Age date and it may relate to a round barrow. It is located on a gentle north-facing slope at approximately 12m OD. Surrounding this ring ditch is an extensive cropmark complex that includes a possible Bronze Age field system (NHER 12828). Other ring ditch cropmarks of possible Bronze Age date are located to the southwest (NHER 27605), south (NHER 27606) and northeast (NHER 27611).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 50470 14125
Map Sheet:TG51SW
Parish:ORMESBY ST MARGARET WITH SCRATBY, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

September 2005. Norfolk NMP.
A cropmark of a ring ditch, possible a Bronze Age round barrow, is visible on aerial photographs (S1). This cropmark is located at TG 5047 1412. The ring ditch is complete and sub-circular in plan. It has a 16m external diameter and a narrow ditch. This ring ditch is likely to be of Bronze Age date and it may relate to a round barrow. It is located on a gentle north-facing slope at approximately 12m OD. Surrounding this ring ditch is an extensive cropmark complex that includes a possible Bronze Age field system (NHER 12828). Other ring ditch cropmarks of possible Bronze Age date are located to the southwest (NHER 27605), south (NHER 27606) and northeast (NHER 27611).
J. Albone (NMP), 2 September 2005

Monument Types

  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • ROUND BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

<S1>Oblique Aerial Photograph: Jeavons, A.. 1996. NHER TG 5014K-L (JEAVONS -/KRD11-12) 02-JUL-1996.

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