Record Details

NHER Number:1900
Type of record:Monument
Name:Parish name refers to possible round barrow

Summary

It is thought that the name 'Stanhoe' may refer to a round barrow in this area, although there are no recorded round barrows in the parish.

Images - none

Location

Parish:STANHOE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Placename suggesting tumulus. 'quendam collem et hogum protrustum'.
No knowledge of barrows in this parish.
A. J. Lawson (NAU).

(S1) quoted Durange. (S2) gives meaning of Stanhoe as 'Stoney ridge or cliff'.
E. Rose (NAU).

Quotation in file.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Stanhoe.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Publication: Spelman. Liber Stanburnensis.
<S2>Publication: Ekwall. 1978. Dictionary of English Placenames-.
<S3>Monograph: 1924. Introduction to Survey of English Placenames.. p 158.

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