Record Details

NHER Number:15525
Type of record:Monument
Name:Wafes Howe Bronze Age round barrow

Summary

A Bronze Age round barrow known as 'Wafes Howe'. In 1995 the mound was approximately 8m in diameter and 1.5m high, and appeared to be undamaged. It was siutated in a prominent position in the open heath, just below the brow of a ridge.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 7569 8873
Map Sheet:TL78NE
Parish:WEETING WITH BROOMHILL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Mound marked as Wafes How.
On 17th century map in Norfolk Record Office (T/C1/10(a)).
A. Lawson (NAU), 11 December 1979.

1995.
After some clearance on Weeting Heath NNR, round barrow located. Mound approximately 18m diameter and 1.5m high. Good preservation with no scrub on top; single elder tree on eastern edge - otherwise, no surface damage. Is in prominent 'false crest' position, just below brow of ridge. No access to public. Open heath all around.
K. Sussams (NLA), 3 March 1995.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Higher Level Stewardship

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Related records - none

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