Record Details

NHER Number:10787
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bronze Age barrow near to Eccles Hall


In 1934 a Bronze Age bowl barrow was found southwest of Eccles Hall. It was subsequently built upon during World War Two, and a visit in 1976 showed that no trace of it remained.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 0179 8874
Map Sheet:TM08NW

Full description

12 December 1934.
Bowl barrow southwest of Eccles Hall near guidepost under plough.
61cm (2ft) high, 32 paces diameter, no visible ditch.
R. R. Clarke (NCM) 24 December 1936.

Built on during World War Two.
No sign in ploughed field.
A. J. Lawson (NAU) 11 February 1976.

Monument Types

  • ROUND BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • ROUND BARROW (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TM 08 NW 1 [2].
---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. Quidenham.

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