Record Details

NHER Number:10309
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bronze Age round barrow cropmark

Summary

A Bronze Age round barrow, which was excavated in the mid 19th century. Burnt earth and charcoal were found within the barrow, which may be the remains of a cremation. The barrow mound is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3225 0086
Map Sheet:TG30SW
Parish:BERGH APTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1854.
Barrow on White Heath dug by Rev. C. R. Manning and Rev. Dr. Beal.
Had it been opened about 1830 by Utting as had NHER 10312?
Burnt earth and charcoal found (S1-S4)
A. Lawson (NAU) 1975.

June 2007. Norfolk NMP
A cropmark of a Bronze Age round barrow is visible on aerial photographs (S5-S7). This cropmark is centred on TG 3225 0086. A sub-circular negative cropmark with a diameter of 20m is present relating to a levelled earthwork mound. This cropmark relates to a round barrow of Bronze Age date. It forms part of a barrow cemetery (NHER 49491) located on White Heath.
J. Albone (NMP), 7 June 2007

Monument Types

  • CREMATION (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • HEARTH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • ROUND BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 30 SW 10.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Bergh Apton.
<S1>Serial: Page, W.. 1901. Victoria County History: A History of Norfolk Volume 1. Victoria County History. p 275.
<S2>Article in Serial: Manning, C. R.. 1859. The Examination of some British Barrows in the Parish of Bergh Apton. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol V pp 180-184. pp 180-184.
<S3>Article in Serial: Clarke, W. G. 1913. Norfolk Barrows. The Antiquary. Vol XLIX pp 416-423. p 418.
<S4>Monograph: Bryant, T. H. 1890-1910. Hundred of Clavering. The Churches of Norfolk.
<S5>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1429 4205-6 16-APR-1946 (NMR).
<S6>Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1971. OS/71302 15-6 29-JUN-1971.
<S7>Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1977. NHER TG 3200E (NLA 56/ALC15) 02-AUG-1977.

Related records

49491Part of: Bronze Age round barrow cemetery (Monument)

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