Record Details

NHER Number:17365
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmarks of possible Bronze Age ring ditches

Summary

Two ring ditches are visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs. The ring ditches may be the remains of Bronze Age barrows.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 74 25
Map Sheet:TF72NW
Parish:HILLINGTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Metal detecting finds and cropmarks of possible 'trackways' have been moved from this number to NHER 23492 as they relate to the possible Roman villa here. This record has been amended to record just the ring ditches.

5 August 1977. NAU aerial photography.
Cropmarks. One ring ditch.
D. Edwards (NAU), 19 March 1981.

Half a ring ditch cut by the railway.
E. Rose (NAU), 16 June 1981.

Cropmarks drawn on NCM map (S1) by A. Gregory (NAU) from Ordnance Survey air photograph do not show this. They do show another complete ring ditch to its southwest and linear marks resembling trackways etc. down to Belmont Ring.
E. Rose (NAU) 16 July 1981.

October 1997. Metal detecting.
Thirty-one Roman coins.
One medieval coin.
See forms in file.
D. Gurney (NLA), 13 November 1997.

Monument Types

  • LINEAR FEATURE (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • TRACKWAY (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF 7425A-C, OS AP 73.003.191.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

Related records - none

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