Record Details

NHER Number:18817
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of a possible Bronze Age ring ditch


A cropmark of a ring ditch, possibly Bronze Age in date, is visible on aerial photographs

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9881 1616
Map Sheet:TF91NE

Full description

9 August 1978. Aerial photography by Aerial Archaeology Foundation.
Cropmarks of one ring ditch are visible in aerial photographs (best on TF 9815D, S1). An adjacent line of trackway which is also visible has recently been removed.
D. Edwards (NAU), 27 January 1983.

November 2007. Norfolk NMP.
A cropmark of a ring ditch of possible Bronze Age date is visible on aerial photographs ((S1)-(S2)). The ring ditch is circular in plan with a narrow ditch and an external diameter of 17m. It is likely that this ring ditch is of Bronze Age date and that it relates to a round barrow. The trackway previously recorded under this HER number is now recorded separately as NHER 50694.
J. Albone (NMP), 16 November 2007.

Monument Types

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

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. (AAF). 1978. NHER TF 9815C-D (AAF 172/31-2) 09-AUG-1978.
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1972. OS/72288 228 09-AUG-1972.

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