Record Details

NHER Number:42041
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of a ring ditch

Summary

A cropmark of an incomplete ring ditch, possibly relating to a Bronze Age round barrow, is visible on aerial photographs. It is situated on a southeast-facing slope at 7m OD overlooking the Pickerill Holme stream.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 49416 11930
Map Sheet:TG41SE
Parish:MAUTBY, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

October 2005. Norfolk NMP.
A cropmark of an incomplete ring ditch, possibly relating to a Bronze Age round barrow, is visible on aerial photographs (S1). This cropmark is located at TG 4941 1193. The ring ditch is slightly sub-circular in plan with a narrow ditch and an external diameter of 23m. It is approximately two thirds complete with only its northern side not visible as a cropmark. It is possible that this ring ditch relates to a Bronze Age round barrow. The cropmark is situated on a southeast-facing slope at 7m OD overlooking the Pickerill Holme stream.
J. Albone (NMP), 11 October 2005

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1981. OS/81029 048-9 22-JUN-1981.

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