Record Details

NHER Number:44825
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmarks of a probable Bronze Age round barrow

Summary

Cropmarks of a possible Bronze Age round barrow are visible on aerial photographs. The ring ditch has a sub-circular plan with a narrow ditch and an external diameter of 32m. Inside the ring ditch is a negative cropmark indicating a ploughed down mound. It is likely that these cropmarks relate to a round barrow of Bronze Age date. The cropmark is situated on a southeast facing slope at 24m OD.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 33378 93944
Map Sheet:TM39SW
Parish:THWAITE, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

July 2006. Norfolk NMP
Cropmarks of a possible Bronze Age round barrow are visible on aerial photographs (S1-S2). This cropmark is centred on TM 3338 9394. A ring ditch cropmark is present. It has a sub-circular plan with a narrow ditch and an external diameter of 32m. Inside the ring ditch is a negative cropmark indicating a ploughed down mound. It is likely that these cropmarks relate to a round barrow of Bronze Age date. The cropmark is situated on a southeast facing slope at 24m OD.
J. Albone (NMP), 03 July 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: BKS. 1988. BKS 8722-3 06-AUG-1988 (NCC 1918-9).
<S2>Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1984. NHER TM 3393E-F (NLA 154/AXH10-1) 16-JUL-1984.

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