Record Details

NHER Number:42087
Type of record:Monument
Name:Enclosure cropmark

Summary

A cropmark of an incomplete rectilinear enclosure, of possible Roman date, is visible on aerial photographs. The enclosure is roughly rectangular in plan with rounded corners. It measures 74m by at least 54m and lies on a southwest to northeast axis. This enclosure lies on a similar alignment to a Roman field system 400m to the northeast (NHER 13004) and could be of the same date. It overlaps cropmarks of undated ditches and possible field boundaries (NHER 42088).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 49060 11826
Map Sheet:TG41SE
Parish:MAUTBY, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

October 2005. Norfolk NMP.
A cropmark of an incomplete rectilinear enclosure, of possible Roman date, is visible on aerial photographs (S1). This cropmark is located at TG 4905 1182. Three sides of a possible rectilinear enclosure are visible as cropmarks. The enclosure is roughly rectangular in plan with rounded corners. It measures 74m by at least 54m and lies on a southwest to northeast axis. This enclosure lies on a similar alignment to a Roman field system 400m to the northeast (NHER 13004) and could be of the same date. It overlaps cropmarks of undated ditches and possible field boundaries (NHER 42088).
J. Albone (NMP), 18 October 2005

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1982. OS/82080 040 05-MAY-1982.

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