Record Details

NHER Number:25376
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval ridge and furrow and Roman brooches

Summary

An area of medieval ridge and furrow is visible on aerial photographs. Two Roman brooches have been found by metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 69 06
Map Sheet:TF60NE
Parish:FINCHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Cropmarks of ridge and furrow noted on 1946 RAF air photograph by R. Silvester (NAU) 1988
E. Rose (NAU) 7 August 1989

1 July 1976. Ordnance Survey air photography.
Positive cropmarks of ridge and furrow and trackway?
D. Voisey (NLA) 13 February 1995.

1 July 1976. Ordanance Survey air photography.
Positive cropmarks of field boundary (associated with ridge and furrow and trackway).
D. Voisey (NLA) 13 Febraury 1995.

1989 Metal detecting finds. Context 2 at [1].
2 Roman brooches: reversed fantail fragment, Hod Hill fragment.
Identified by W. Milligan (NCM) 7 August 1990.

23 February 1990. NAU Air photography.
Cropmarks now ploughed out.
D. Edwards (NAU)

January 1946. RAF air photographs.
Ridge and furrow area extended to southeast.
B. Cushion (NLA) 8 January 1998.

28 April 1994. NLA Air photography.
Soilmarks clearly depict a double ditched trackway, utilised as a headland and field boundary.
Ridge and furrow and other field boundaries are also clearly visible.
S. Massey (NLA) 6 February 2001.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FIELD BOUNDARY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RIDGE AND FURROW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RIDGE AND FURROW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SITE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF6906 B-R.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 76-125-480.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 76-125-481.
---Vertical Aerial Photograph: OS 76-125-482.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 76-125-480.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 76-125-481.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 76-125-482.
---Aerial Photograph: TF 6906 AJ-AL.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.

Related records - none

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