|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Earthwork at Robin Hood's Butte|
The site of a possible Bronze Age barrow, marked on 17th and 19th century maps, and located after tree felling in 2003. It has also been interpreted as feature associated with medieval rabbit warrening.
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|Grid Reference:||TL 77029 92364|
|Parish:||CRANWICH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
North of Well Hill.
Mound marked as Robyn Hoodes Butte (common barrow name elsewhere in Britain, but not otherwise known in Norfolk except for NHER 15523 nearby - see also Robin Hoods Garden (NHER 8712) at Ashill).
A. Lawson (NAU) 11 December 1979.
However these may be clappers (breeding mounds for female rabbits).
A. Lawson (NAU).
Probably the same as a barrow marked on (S2), though there the grid reference would seem to be nearer TL 7708 9255; but it is hard to be exact.
K. Sussams (SAU), 6 December 1995.
Mound revealed following clearance works by Forest Enterprise in compartment Mundford 2629.
Circular, around 25m across and up to 1m high.
NGR established by GPS.
D. Gurney (NLA), 3 October 2003.
- MOUND (Undated)
- MOUND (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- ROUND BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- MOUND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- RABBIT WARREN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Map: 17th century. NRO T/C1/10(a). |
|<S2>||Map: Lenny and Croft. 1843. Cranwich Tithe Map. |
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