Record Details

NHER Number:43347
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. It is located 260m to the north of the centre of a dispersed barrow cemetery (NHER 45008) with other ring ditches present to its south (NHER 43346) and north (NHER 12830 and 12831).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 73305 37935
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). This ring ditch is located at TF 7330 3793. A circular ring ditch with a narrow ditch and an external diameter of 14m is present. It is likely that this ring ditch is of Bronze Age date and that it relates to a round barrow. It is located 260m to the north of the centre of a dispersed barrow cemetery (NHER 45008) with other ring ditches present immediately to its south (NHER 43346) and north (NHER 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>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1945. RAF 106G/UK/369 3359-60 08-JUN-1945 (NMR).

Related records

45008Part of: Bronze Age barrow cemetery (Landscape)

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