Record Details

NHER Number:11838
Type of record:Monument
Name:Group of five Bronze Age ring ditches on Broom Green

Summary

A group of five ring ditches is visible on aerial photographs.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9850 2380
Map Sheet:TF92SE
Parish:NORTH ELMHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Two fields west of sharp bend in B1110 where it passes under railway.
Group of at least five ring ditches (probably several more) of varying diameters, one cut by gas pipe.
Air photographs checked by E. Rose (NAU), 29 November 1976.

No sign of mounds in ploughed field.
A.J. Lawson (NAU), 16 January 1976.

16, 26 June 1989. NAU Air Photography.
Ring ditch group seen.
D. Edwards (NAU).

29 June 1993. NLA air photography.
Four of the ring ditches of the barrow group can be identified. The largest example (next to the northern field boundary) is especially clear.
S. Massey (NLA), 30 January 2001.

28 June 1996. NLA air photography.
Five of ring ditch group clearly visible, four additional possible examples could be present to the west of the linear group, although these are masked by geological patterning.
S. Massey (NLA), 9 October 2001.

Monument Types

  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • ROUND BARROW (Unknown date)
  • BARROW CEMETERY? (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • 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

---Aerial Photograph: TF 9823A-T,AB-AZ,ABA-ABC.
---Aerial Photograph: TF 9823ABD-ABG.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1994. TF 9823ABH - ABK.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TF 9823ABL - ABV.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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