Record Details

NHER Number:16579
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of ring ditch, Holkham Park


An incomplete ring ditch is visible as a cropmark in 'The Avenue' in Holkham Park. The ring ditch may date to the Bronze Age, or it may be related to post medieval tree planting within the park.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 8827 4102
Map Sheet:TF84SE

Full description

Pre September 1980.

21 July 1974. Ordnance Survey air photograph.
Cropmark of incomplete ring ditch approximate 20m diameter in 'The Avenue' Holkham Park.
See 6" and 1:2500 overlays.
J. Bown (NAU) 1 October 1980.

Note position in side of avenue, possibly a tree planting mound?
E. Rose (NAU) 2 October 1980.

Monument Types

  • RING DITCH (Undated)
  • SITE (Undated)
  • RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SITE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. OS 74-178-385.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 74-178-386.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

Related records - none

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