Monument record FLN 011 - Flixton Park

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Summary

A ring ditch, possibly the remains of a barrow of Bronze Age date, is visible on aerial photographs as a cropmark in the parkland of Flixton Hall.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 3085 8684 (31m by 24m)
Map sheet TM38NW
Civil Parish FLIXTON (NEAR BUNGAY), WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Single ring ditch, circa 20m in diameter, noted from AP (S1). NAU AP 21 July 1977, NGR TM 3076 8685 (S3).
November 1995: re-sited from TM 3084 8685 to TM 3085 8684.
A ring ditch, possibly the remains of a barrow of Bronze Age date, is visible on aerial photographs as a cropmark in the parkland of Flixton Hall, centred on circa TM 308864. The cropmark of the ditch is under two metres wide and encloses a central area approximately 17 metres in diameter. A linear cropmark, possibly a field boundary of later date, abuts the ring ditch on its south-western side. A second similarly sized ring-ditch is also visible to the south west (FLN 012). (S5)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, (Martin E), undated.
  • <M1> Photograph: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Air Photograph. APs: AGG 15, AJH 3.
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, AP AGG 15, 21/7/1977.
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: NAU record card, correspondence.
  • <S3> (No record type): NAU, Norfolk Archaeological index, primary record card Suffolk Misc/BA, 14 October 1983.
  • <S4> (No record type): NAU, AP AJH 3.
  • <S5> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR TM 3086/3 (NLA TM3086A) 21-JUL-1977.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Sep 26 2014 3:43PM

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