Record Details

NHER Number:3478
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of ring ditch and prehistoric finds

Summary

A ring ditch, probably dating to the Bronze Age is visible as a soilmark on aerial photographs. Prehistoric pot boilers and flint scrapers were found in 1961.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 721 268
Map Sheet:TF72NW
Parish:FLITCHAM WITH APPLETON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1959.
Ring ditch as soilmark in arable field.
Possible barrow.

1961.
[1] noted flint scrapers and potboilers on site.
R. R. Clarke (NCM)

1976.
No sign of barrow in ploughed field.
A. J. Lawson (NAU)

R. R. Clarke's (NCM) marking on (S1) in fact shows two ring ditches one north of the other. The northern one appears on (S2), but southern mark on (S2) is very rough and probably not a ring ditch.
E. Rose (NAU) 9 February 1983.

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Aerial Photograph: St. Joseph: J,K,S, XU 61.
---Aerial Photograph: Unit AJ-AL,AW,AX.
---Serial: 1960. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1960. No 7. p 3.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Flitchham.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Flitcham with Appleton.
<S1>Map: NCM. NCM Record Map.
<S2>Aerial Photograph: TF7226 C-D ex AAF.

Related records - none

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