|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Cropmarks of two possible Bronze Age ring ditches|
Faint cropmarks of two possible ring ditches, probably Bronze Age round barrows, are visible on aerial photographs of this area. They form part of a large barrow cemetery (NHER 44844).
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TM 34567 93173|
|Parish:||BROOME, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
July 2006. Norfolk NMP
Faint cropmarks of possible two ring ditches, probably Bronze Age round barrows, are visible on aerial photographs (S1-S3). These cropmarks are centred on TM 3456 9317. The largest of the two ring ditches is located at TM 3458 9317. It has a sub-circular plan with a narrow ditch and an external diameter of 21m. The second ring ditch is located 30m to the west at TM 3455 9318. It also has a sub-circular plan with a narrow ditch and an external diameter of 14m. A gap is present in the eastern side of the ditch. The ditch widens on the south side of the opening, making it likely that this is a deliberate entrance. It is probable that both of these ring ditches are of Bronze Age date and that they relate to round barrows. They are located on a south facing slope at approximately 21m OD and form part of a large barrow cemetery (NHER 44844).
J. Albone (NMP), 10 July 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
|<S1>||Oblique Aerial Photograph: CUCAP. 1973. CUCAP (BOB 16) 05-JUL-1973. |
|<S2>||Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1977. NHER TM 3493W-X (NLA 47/AJH20-1) 21-JUL-1977. |
|<S3>||Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1989. OS/89350 1 04-JUL-1989 (NMR). |
|44844||Part of: Bronze Age barrow cemetery (Monument)|
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