Record Details

NHER Number:17590
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of a ring ditch

Summary

A cropmark of a ring ditch of probable Bronze Age date is visible on aerial photographs.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9496 1606
Map Sheet:TF91NW
Parish:GRESSENHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

28 July 1977. NAU air photography.
Cropmarks of a ring ditch.
D. Edwards (NAU), 13 March 1981.

August 2007. Norfolk NMP
A cropmark of a ring ditch of probable Bronze Age date is visible on aerial photographs (S1-S4). The ring ditch is slightly sub-circular in plan with a narrow ditch and an external diameter of 31m. It is likely that it is of Bronze Age date and that it relates to a round barrow.
J. Albone (NMP), 23 August 2007.

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>Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1977. NHER TF 9416A-B (NLA 50/AJY1-2) 28-JUL-1977.
<S2>Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1992. NHER TF 9416C-F (NLA 305/CKG11-4) 29-JUN-1992.
<S3>Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1992. NHER TF 9416G-H (NLA 317/FZB7-8) 23-JUL-1992.
<S4>Vertical Aerial Photograph: 1978. NHER TF 9516A (166) 1978.

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