Record Details

NHER Number:18826
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Neolithic enclosure


1978 aerial photography shows the cropmarks of a possibly Neolithic ditched enclosure. A geophysical survey carried out in this area in 2007 did not reveal any additional evidence of this enclosure.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 666 033
Map Sheet:TF60SE

Full description

27 July 1978. Positive cropmarks.
Sub-rectangular apparent ditched enclosure reminiscent of that of an ovoid barrow quarry ditch.
This mark is suspect as it is aligned with the cultivation marks within the standing cereal crop.
See (S1).
D. Edwards (NAU), 7 February 1983.

October 2007. Geophysical Survey.
A geophysical survey carried out in an area to be developed (NHER 50596) did not reveal any further evidence of an enclosure in this area. However, the survey also recorded a concentration of discrete positive anomalies in this area which may represent pits of archaeological origin.
Information from (S2).
H. Hamilton (NLA), 18 February 2008.

Monument Types

  • ENCLOSURE (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2351 BC?)
  • RECTILINEAR ENCLOSURE (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2351 BC?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Aerial Photograph: TF 6603J-N.
<S2>Unpublished Contractor Report: Smalley, R. 2007. Geophysical Survey Report. Crimplesham Quarry, Norfolk. Stratascan.

Related records

50596Related to: Early Saxon sunken-featured building and multi-period finds, Crimplesham Quarry (Monument)

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