Record Details

NHER Number:26979
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Iron Age or Roman rectilinear enclosure

Summary

Cropmarks of a rectilinear enclosure, possibly Iron Age to Roman in date, are visible on aerial photographs of this area.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8502 4057
Map Sheet:TF84SE
Parish:BURNHAM THORPE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

August 2002. Norfolk NMP.
A rectilinear enclosure visible on (S1). At present the site appears to be approximately 37m square, although only three sides are visible on available photography, leaving the enclosure open to the south. The corners are rounded giving it a slightly sub rectangular appearance. The ditches are relatively broad, ranging from 1.5 to 2.5m wide. The date of the site is unknown, although it is morphologically similar to enclosures dating to the Iron Age and Roman periods.
S. Massey (NMP), 9 August 2002.

Monument Types

  • ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • RECTILINEAR ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • RECTILINEAR ENCLOSURE (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Higher Level Stewardship
  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1974. OS/74079 144-5 27-MAY-1974.

Related records - none

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