Record Details

NHER Number:4071
Type of record:Monument
Name:Three probable Bronze Age ring ditches

Summary

Three ring ditches are visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs. They are probably the remains of flattened Bronze Age barrows.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8608 1979
Map Sheet:TF81NE
Parish:LITCHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1959. St Joseph aerial photograph.
Three ring ditches in arable field - probably destroyed barrows of the adjacent Weasenham group.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

No sign in field of young cereal.
A.J. Lawson (NAU), 16 March 1976.

See copy of aerial photograph (S1) in file.

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

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Serial: 1960. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1960. No 7. p 4.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Litcham.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Aerial Photograph: St. Joseph, J.K.. 1959. TF 8619 K; ZP51.

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