Record Details

NHER Number:36072
Type of record:Monument
Name:Rectilinear enclosure


A rectilinear enclosure with internal sub divisions and other linear features, visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs. The enclosure may date to the Roman period, but may also be part of the pre-park agricultural landscape or a later parkland feature.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1804 2834
Map Sheet:TG12NE

Full description

19 July 1994. NLA air photography
Photographs show cropmarks inside Blickling Hall, east of church.
A rectilinear enclosure with internal sub-dividing ditches and associated linear features.
It is possible that the enclosure is related to the Roman greyware findspot (NHER 31651). Although it may relate to later park features (NHER 30433), or pre-park fields relating to the hollow way (NHER 31289).
S. Massey (NLA), 18 April 2001.

Monument Types

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Unknown date)
  • LINEAR FEATURE (Unknown date)
  • RECTILINEAR ENCLOSURE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1994. TG 1728ACF.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1995. TG 1828L - N.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG 1828T - V.

Related records - none

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