Record Details

NHER Number:15806
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmarks of possible Roman enclosures


A series of small enclosures are visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs. The enclosures may be of Roman date, and are possibly associated with the site of a Roman settlement recorded at NHER 4438.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 534 933
Map Sheet:TL59SW

Full description

Pre 1970.
Cropmarks of group of small enclosures noted. Also droves meeting.
Outlier of site NHER 4438?
See (S1), quoted in (S2).

Ordnance Survey inspectors found area bulldozed for the Wildlife Trust; no finds or visible remains.
E. Rose (NAU) 28 February 1980.

See (S3), compiled from the Allen Collection at the Ashmolean Museum.

Monument Types

  • ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • SITE (Unknown date)
  • TRACKWAY (Unknown date)
  • ENCLOSURE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SITE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TRACKWAY (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Monograph: Phillips, C.W. (ed.). 1970. The Fenland in Roman Times: studies of a major area of peasant colonization with a gazetteer covering all known sites and finds.. Royal Geographical Society Research Series. No 5, pp 231-3. p 231.
<S2>Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 59 SW 3.3 [2].
<S3>Aerial Photograph: TL 5393A,B,E-G (Allen), TL 5293C (CUCAP).

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