|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Cropmarks of a possible Bronze Age ring ditch|
A cropmark of a possible double ring ditch is visible on aerial photographs. A curved outer ditch is present with a central sub-circular pit like feature. Although these cropmarks have an unusual appearance, it is possible that they relate to a Bronze Age round barrow. They are located within a large barrow cemetery (NHER 44844).
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TM 3453 9286|
|Parish:||BROOME, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
July 2006. Norfolk NMP
A cropmark of a possible double ring ditch is visible on aerial photographs (S1). This cropmark is located at TM 3453 9286. A short section of possible ring ditch cropmark is present. The ditch is narrow and would have a 20m diameter if complete. Inside the incomplete ring ditch is a sub-circular positive cropmark with a diameter of 13m. This appears to be a pit-like feature. Although unusual in its form, it is possible that this cropmark relates to a round barrow of Bronze Age date. If so it forms part of a large barrow cemetery (NHER 44844). It is located in a shallow valley at approximately 19m OD.
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: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1977. NHER TM 3493W-X (NLA 47/AJH20-1) 21-JUL-1977. |
|44844||Part of: Bronze Age barrow cemetery (Monument)|
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