Record Details

NHER Number:14755
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Bronze Age ring ditch

Summary

The cropmark of a ring ditch has been preserved within a developed area.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2878 2918
Map Sheet:TG22NE
Parish:NORTH WALSHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

April 1979. Visited. Thirlby Road.
Cropmark; ring ditch; ditch very thin and irregular.
In cornfield near to new building site.
A. Lawson (NAU), April 1979.

No visible earthworks in ploughed field.

Air photograph seen by A. Lawson and E. Rose (NAU), 20 April 1979.

Site relocated 14 November 1980 by J. E. Bown (NAU).
Plot-out in file

1996. Area now developed, with site of ring ditch preserved within it. Road name 'Long Barrow Drive' rather misleadingly used within the development.
D. Gurney (NLA), 12 April 1996.

Monument Types

  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • SITE (Unknown date)
  • SITE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG 2829A-C.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.

Related records - none

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