Record Details

NHER Number:13494
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of enclosure and medieval coins

Summary

A sub-rectangular enclosure of unknown date is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs. Metal detecting has recovered three medieval coins.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 90 85
Map Sheet:TL98NW
Parish:KILVERSTONE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

15 June 1973. BKS aerial photography.
1:10,000 survey.
Cropmark of subrectangular enclosure.
D. Edwards (NAU) 1978.

Photographed checked February 1987.
Enclosure has old pit within top left hand corner but this is probably fortuitous.
Clearly predates park layout of woods.
Grid reference corrected from that previously given and outline marked on map.
E. Rose (NAU) 6 February 1987.

June 1996. Metal detecting find.
3 medieval coins, 13th/14th century.
See coin form in file.
D. Gurney (NLA) 21 June 1996.

November 2010. Norfolk NMP.
The sub-rectangular enclosure of unknown date mentioned above is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs (S1), along with a rather ephemeral curvilinear feature to the north which may be a geological feature. The enclosure is centred on TL 9048 8516 and measures 156m by 167m internally, 168m by 181m externally. It does not appear to be complete, although it is difficult to be certain due to the poor quality of the photographic frame, and the fact that it is not visible in stereo. The possible curvilinear feature to the north, which may represent a ring ditch, centred on TL 9053 8531 is also not wholly visible, and is of rather dubious archaeological origin.
E. Bales (NMP), 04 Nov 2010.

Monument Types

  • RECTILINEAR ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH? (Unknown date)
  • SITE (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH? (Bronze Age - 2350 BC? to 701 BC?)
  • ENCLOSURE (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: BKS. 1973. BKS 2262056, 2262111 15-JUN-1973 (NHER TL9085A) 2262111.

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