Record Details

NHER Number:8313
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bronze Age ring ditches/round barrows


Aerial photographs taken in 1956-57 and 1974 show the cropmarks of two ring ditches at this location. It is possible that both of these ring ditches represent Bronze Age round barrows.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3705 2498
Map Sheet:TG32SE

Full description

St Joseph Aerial Photographs, 5 November 1931.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

?Ring ditch and rectangle.
E. Rose (NAU).

August 2004. Norfolk NMP.
The grid reference for these cropmarks has been changed from TG 3708 2495 to TG 3705 2498.
Cropmarks of two ring ditches, probably Bronze Age round barrows, are visible on aerial photographs (S1-2). One ring ditch is complete with a 17m diameter. The second ring ditch, located 22m to the southeast (centre to centre), is incomplete, with only its southwest half visible. It also has a diameter of 17m. It is possible that both of these ring ditches represent Bronze Age round barrows. Other cropmarks visible in this area are recorded as (NHER 38749).
See (S1-2).
J. Albone (NMP) 23 August 2004.

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


Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Stalham.
<S1>Oblique Aerial Photograph: CUCAP. 1957. NHER TG 3725J (CUCAP VU31) 18-JUL-1957.
<S2>Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1974. NHER TG 3725A-B (NLA 5/ABF4-5) 20-JUN-1974.

Related records - none

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