Record Details

NHER Number:12156
Type of record:Monument
Name:Multi-period cropmarks


Cropmarks of a possible Bronze Age ring ditch, an undated double ditched oval shaped enclosure, a probable Neolithic interrupted ditch system ('causewayed camp') and several undated linear features can be seen on aerial photographs.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 6770 8957
Map Sheet:TL68NE

Full description

Ring ditch claimed on St Joseph's list of air photographs at this very approximate grid reference.

Grid reference made more accurate and location confirmed from Ordnance Survey 1976 aerial photography.
Double ditched ovoid enclosure in northeast of field.
To south, probable interrupted ditch system ('causewayed camp').
Several linear features.
See (S1).
D. Voisey (NLA), T. Ashwin (NAU) and E. Rose (NLA) 14 December 1995.

1996/1997. Within reservoir investigation area.
For palaeoenvironmental appraisal see (S3) in NHER 5292.
D. Gurney (NLA) 23 May 1997.

Monument Types

  • LINEAR FEATURE (Unknown date)
  • OVAL ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • INTERRUPTED DITCH SYSTEM (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. OS 76.127.429.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Voisey, D.. 1995. Norfolk Air Photographs Library: Cropmark plots.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Murphy, P. (UEA). 1997. Fenland Reservoir: appraisal of palaeoenvironmental implications. 19 May.

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