Record Details

NHER Number:43329
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of a ring ditch

Summary

A cropmark of a ring ditch, probably relating to a Bronze Age round barrow, is visible on aerial photographs. It is situated on a southeast facing slope at approximately 43m OD. Other ring ditch cropmarks are located 130m to the west (NHER 43328) and 250m to the south (NHER 12157).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 73466 35601
Map Sheet:TF73NW
Parish:FRING, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March 2006. Norfolk NMP.
A cropmark of a ring ditch, probably relating to a Bronze Age round barrow, is visible on aerial photographs (S1-S3). This cropmark is centred on TF 7347 3560. The ring ditch is sub-circular in plan with a narrow ditch and an external diameter of 15m. It is likely that this ring ditch is of Bronze Age date and that it relates to a round barrow. It is situated on a southeast facing slope at approximately 43m OD. Other ring ditch cropmarks are located 130m to the west (NHER 43328) and 250m to the south (NHER 12157).
J. Albone (NMP), 03 March 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

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

<S1>Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1976. NHER TF 7335G-H (NLA 35/AGP6-7) 27-JUL-1976.
<S2>Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1976. NHER TF 7335J-K (NLA 33/AGE7-8) 20-JUL-1976.
<S3>Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1973. OS/73013 114-5 07-MAR-1973 (NMR).

Related records - none

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