Record Details

NHER Number:8691
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of unknown date

Summary

A cropmark of unknown date is visible on aerial photographs taken during the 1940s. It has been suggested that it probably represents an infilled pit or hollow.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 51 12
Map Sheet:TG51SW
Parish:WEST CAISTER, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

Field northwest of Bypass/A1064 roundabout.

1946.
Cropmark noted by R.R. Clarke (NCM) on (S1).
Information from (S2)-(S4).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 18 January 2021.

March 1996.
Cropmarks checked by E. Rose (NAU). On July 1946 photos the cropmark is a vague blob. However RAF AP of September 1944 shows it as a white mark with tyre tracks of turning circle inside. Probably therefore infilled pit or hollow.
Compiled by E. Rose (NAU), 7 March 1996. Information from (S4).
P. Watkins (HES), 18 January 2021.

Coins found in 1970s now recorded under NHER 12311.
P. Watkins (HES), 18 January 2021.

Monument Types

  • SITE (Unknown date)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Aerial Photograph: RAF. RAF 106G/UK 1634 5036, RAF 106G/UK 832 3185.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Caister, West.
<S3>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S4>Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.

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