Record Details

NHER Number:42048
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of a ring ditch

Summary

A cropmark of a ring ditch, possibly relating to a Bronze Age round barrow, is visible on aerial photographs. It is located on a broad ridge at approximately 13m OD within a group of at least six ring ditches. The closest of these is located 140m to the northeast (NHER 18341). It lies at the southwest end of a linear alignment formed by that ring ditch and a further one 420m to the northeast (NHER 42049).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 48844 14595
Map Sheet:TG41SE
Parish:ORMESBY ST MARGARET WITH SCRATBY, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

October 2005. Norfolk NMP.
A cropmark of a ring ditch, possibly relating to a Bronze Age round barrow, is visible on aerial photographs (S1-S2). This cropmarks is located at TG 4884 1459. The ring ditch is sub-circular in plan with a narrow ditch and an external diameter of 16m. It is likely that this ring ditch is of Bronze Age date and that it relates to a round barrow. It is located on a broad ridge at approximately 13m OD within a group of at least six ring ditches. The closest of these is located 140m to the northeast (NHER 18341). It lies at the southwest end of a linear alignment formed by that ring ditch and a further one 420m to the northeast (NHER 42049).
J. Albone (NMP), 12 October 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 - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Oblique Aerial Photograph: CUCAP. 1976. CUCAP BYJ25 29-JUN-1976.
<S2>Oblique Aerial Photograph: CUCAP. 1976. CUCAP BYJ27 29-JUN-1976.

Related records - none

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