Record Details

NHER Number:6109
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bronze Age double ring ditch and pottery find


A double ring ditch was noted in 1952, in the centre of which a piece of Bronze Age pottery was found. The ring ditch was also visible on 1977 and 1989 aerial photographs, but it could not be seen from the ground in 1976.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 9860 8187
Map Sheet:TL98SE

Full description

1952. Double ring ditch (remains of barrow) seen north of Hill Plantation by [1].
One sherd of Bronze Age pottery found in centre.

1977 and 1989. Also on Unit aerial photographs.

No sign in ploughed field.
A. J. Lawson (NAU), 12 February 1976.

Grid reference corrected from overlay.
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • POT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TL9881 A,C-D.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 98 SE 5 [2].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Riddlesworth (Gasthorpe).

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