|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Cropmarks of a possible Bronze Age ring ditch/barrow|
A cropmark of a ring ditch, probably indicating the former presence of a Bronze Age round barrow, is visible on aerial photographs. These photographs also clearly show a cropmark of a water pipe trench cutting across the ring ditch.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 7037 3894|
|Parish:||RINGSTEAD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Ring ditch cut by pipe trench.
Located E. Rose 14 September 1977.
March 2006. Norfolk NMP.
A cropmark of a ring ditch, probably a Bronze Age round barrow, is visible on aerial photographs (S1-S3). The central grid reference for this cropmark has been adjusted from TF 7038 3892 to TF 7037 3893. The ring ditch is circular in plan with a 6.5m wide ditch and an external diameter of 39m. It is likely that it is of Bronze Age date and that it relates to a round barrow. It is located at the top of a northwest facing slope at approximately 51m OD. The aerial photographs clearly show a cropmark of a water pipe trench cutting across the ring ditch on a northwest to southeast alignment.
J. Albone (NMP), 17 March 2006
- 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
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1976. NHER TG 7038A-B (NLA 26/AEQ16-7) 24-JUN-1976. |
|<S2>||Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1990. NHER TG 7038C-E (NLA 264/GAR12-4) 19-JUN-1990. |
|<S3>||Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1967. OS/67069 79-80 26-APR-1967 (NMR). |
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