Record Details

NHER Number:43331
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of a ring ditch

Summary

A cropmark of a ring ditch, probably a Bronze Age round barrow, is visible on aerial photographs. The ring ditch is sub-circular in plan with a narrow ditch and an external diameter of 21m. It is situated on a northeast facing slope at approximately 34m OD. It is an outlier from a group of ring ditches present further to the northeast on the opposite side of a small valley. The closest of these occupies a similar position on the valley side 350m to the northeast (NHER 12157).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 73089 35132
Map Sheet:TF73NW
Parish:FRING, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March 2006. Norfolk NMP.
A cropmark of a ring ditch, probably a Bronze Age round barrow, is visible on aerial photographs (S1-S2). This cropmark is centred on TF 7309 3513. The ring ditch is sub-circular in plan with a narrow ditch and an external diameter of 21m. 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 northeast facing slope at approximately 34m OD. It is an outlier from a group of ring ditches present further to the northeast on the opposite side of a small valley. The closest of these occupies a similar position on the valley side 350m to the northeast (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 - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1958. RAF 543/392 (F22) 234-5 17-SEP-1958 (NMR).
<S2>Oblique Aerial Photograph: CUCAP. 1964. CUCAP (AIQ84) 27-APR 1964.

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