Record Details

NHER Number:45115
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmarks of Bronze Age ring ditch

Summary

The cropmark of a possible Bronze Age ring ditch is visible on aerial photographs of this area taken in 1990. It is sub-circular to sub-oval in plan and might suggest that a round barrow once stood here.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3031 1326
Map Sheet:TG31SW
Parish:SALHOUSE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

October 2006. Norfolk NMP.
A cropmark of a possible Bronze Age ring ditch is visible on aerial photographs (S1). This cropmark is centred on TG 3031 1327. The ring ditch is sub-circular to sub-oval in plan with a 2m wide ditch and a maximum external diameter of 23m. It is possible that it is of Bronze Age and could relate to a round barrow. It is situated on a gentle northeast-facing slope at 24m OD. A second ring ditch cropmark is located 390m to the northeast (NHER 45116).
J. Albone (NMP) 09 October 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 - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1990. OS/90224 96-7 31-JUL-1990.

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