Record Details

NHER Number:16540
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of ring ditch

Summary

A ring ditch, possibly dating to the Bronze Age, is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs. Documentary evidence shows a mill mound at this location.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6269 0521
Map Sheet:TF60NW
Parish:WIMBOTSHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Ordnance Survey air photograph.
Cropmarks of ring ditch approximately 20m diameter.
There is evidence of an opposing causewayed entrance.
J. Bown (NAU) 5 September 1980.

See 6 inch and 1:2500 overlays; County Series map 57/14.

William Hayward's map of 1626 (NRO Hare Additional 6812/1, 2) shows a mill mound at this grid reference. Accompanying field book (NRO 4385 213 x 5) shows this to have lain at the west end or parcel no. 144 in precinct 16, an open field furlong known as Sallow alias Milhilfurlonge. The land was customary and held of the manor of Stowe.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 26 February 2008.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: OS AP 491 76125. Unit TF6205 A,B.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 76-125-438.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 76-125-440.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Map: Hayward, W.. 1626. William Hayward's map. Map.

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