Record Details

NHER Number:17763
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of possible ring ditch and Roman coin

Summary

This is the site of a possible ring ditch, of unknown date, which was ploughed up in 1955. Flint and bone of unknown date were also found during ploughing. A Roman coin has also been found by metal detecting. The ring ditch could not be identified from a study of the available aerial photographs.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 15 16
Map Sheet:TG11NE
Parish:FELTHORPE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

About 1955. At intersection of grass runways on private airfield. Seen in ploughsoil soon after deep ploughing.
Pennanular ditch? of unknown diameter with a number of holes within.
Perhaps all contained very dark soil, small bone, flint chippings and ash.
Possibly 2 openings in circle.
See (S1) in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 12 November 1981.

1996. Metal detecting find.
Roman coin.
See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
H. Geake (NCM) 13 November 1996.

October 2009. Norfolk NMP.
The possible ring ditch recorded above could not be identified from the available aerial photographs. A possible linear trackway, which may be Roman in date (NHER 52375), has been recorded in the vicinity, however.
E. Bales (NMP), October 2009.

Monument Types

  • DITCH (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Unknown date)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Unknown date)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..

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