Record Details

NHER Number:44836
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of a possible Bronze Age ring ditch

Summary

A cropmark of a ring ditch, probably a Bronze Age round barrow, is visible on aerial photographs of this area. It forms part of a large barrow cemetery (NHER 44844).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 34329 93110
Map Sheet:TM39SW
Parish:BROOME, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

July 2006. Norfolk NMP.
A cropmark of a ring ditch, probably a Bronze Age round barrow, is visible on aerial photographs (S1). This cropmark is located at TM 3433 9311. The ring ditch has a sub-circular plan with a narrow ditch and an external diameter of 15m. It is likely that this ring ditch is of Bronze Age date and that it relates to a round barrow. It is situated on a south facing slope at approximately 21m OD and forms part of a barrow cemetery (NHER 44844).
J. Albone (NMP), 10 July 2006.

See (S2) for additional aerial photographs.
H. Hamilton (HES), 23 August 2013.

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

<S1>Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1976. NHER TM 3493AK-AP (NLA 154/AXH8-9, 12-3, 16) 08-JUL-1976.
<S2>Oblique Aerial Photograph: Page, M.. 2010. NHER TM 3493 ABH-ABK (PAGE) 30-JUN-2010.

Related records

44844Part of: Bronze Age barrow cemetery (Monument)

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