Record Details

NHER Number:43346
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of a ring ditch

Summary

A cropmark of a ring ditch, probably a Bronze Age round barrow, is visible on aerial photographs. A sub-circular ring ditch is present with a 2.5m wide ditch and an external diameter of 34m. It is likely that this ring ditch is of Bronze Age date and that it relates to a round barrow. It is located 160m to the north of the centre of a dispersed barrow cemetery (NHER 45008) with other ring ditches present to its north (NHER 43347, 12830 and 12831).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7338 3784
Map Sheet:TF73NW
Parish:SEDGEFORD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March 2006. Norfolk NMP.
A cropmark of a ring ditch, probably a Bronze Age round barrow, is visible on aerial photographs (S1-S3). This ring ditch is located at TF 7338 3784 and was previously recorded as part of NHER 12829. A sub-circular ring ditch is present with a 2.5m wide ditch and an external diameter of 34m. It is likely that this ring ditch is of Bronze Age date and that it relates to a round barrow. It is located 160m to the north of the central group (NHER 12829) of a dispersed barrow cemetery (NHER 45008) with other ring ditches present to its north (NHER 43347, 12830 and 12831).
J. Albone (NMP), 06 March 2006.

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: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1976. NHER TF 7337A-E (NLA 35/AGN21-5) 27-JUL-1976.
<S2>Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1976. NHER TF7337F-G (NLA 35/AGP1-2) 27-JUL-1976.
<S3>Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1976. NHER TF 7338C-D (NLA 35/AGP4-5) 27-JUL-1976.

Related records

45008Part of: Bronze Age barrow cemetery (Landscape)

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