Record Details

NHER Number:17476
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Bronze Age ring ditch or medieval windmill mound

Summary

Cropmarks of a circular ditch and a central feature may be visible on an aerial photograph. These may be a Bronze Age ring ditch and central burial or a medieval windmill mound. However it islikely that the the circular feature recorded may result from underlying geological deposits.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1964 1345
Map Sheet:TG11SE
Parish:HORSFORD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

4 June 1980. NAU air photography (S1).
Cropmarks. Circular cropmark of possible ring ditch or mill mound. Evidence for some central feature. Possibly for cross trees, if not burial.
D. Edwards (NAU), 11 March 1981.

September 2010. Norfolk NMP.
The above referred to ring ditch was not mapped as part of the NMP project. Assessment of the above aerial photograph (S1) and other available vertical photography indicated that the circular feature recorded may result from underlying geological deposits.
S. Horlock (NMP), 29 September 2010.

Monument Types

  • BURIAL? (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH? (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH? (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • WINDMILL MOUND? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D. A. (NLA). 1980. NHER TG 1913A (NLA 77/ANE2) 04-JUN-1980.

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