Record Details

NHER Number:11835
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmarks of Roman turbaries and enclosure of unknown date


A subrectangular enclosure of unknown date and several Roman peat cuttings or turbaries are visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 5414 9976
Map Sheet:TL59NW

Full description

In area south of London Lode (B1094), north of Fen Causeway, east of drive to Hill Farm.
Subrectangular cropmark.
Northeast corner visible on east side of drain (therefore pre-dating it), but no northwest corner. West side curves to avoid road.
Air photographs checked by E. Rose (NAU), 29 November 1976.

See 6" overlay - different interpretation by J. Bown (NAU) who could not see northeast corner.
Area extended to east to include cropmarks of Roman turbaries both within enclosure and outside to east.
NAU air photographs 17 July 1990 which also show enclosure.
E. Rose (NLA), 5 September 1996.

22 July 1996. NLA air photography.
Cropmarks visible, though fairly faint in places.
H. Clare (NLA), 4 January 2002.

Monument Types

  • SITE (Unknown date)
  • PEAT CUTTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SITE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TL 5499A-B, S-W.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TL 5499X - Z.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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