Record Details

NHER Number:2331
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bronze Age round barrow, Stonepit Hills


A Bronze Age round barrow which survives as a large earthwork. The ditch around the barrow forms part of a later hollow way.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 757 228
Map Sheet:TF72SE

Full description

Grimston Heath. Barrow.
East of site NHER 2330.
27m (90ft) diameter, about 1.8m (6ft) high from bottom of ditch.
R. R. Clarke (NCM)

18m diameter, 1.5m high.
Shallow ditch about 30cm deep, 3m wide.
Truncated on south by gravel pit.
In plantation.
A. J. Lawson (NAU) 7 February 1974.

Shallow ditch now appears as part of woodland ride.
Bracken covered. Conifer on summit, larch to north and south. Rabbit disturbance.
Site form in file.
H. Paterson (A&E) February 1991.

Site scheduled 1995 as one monument with adjacent barrow NHER 2330.
Hollow way formed from ditch of barrow noted on northeast.
(S1) in file.
E. Rose (NLA) 17 February 1995.

Monument Types

  • HOLLOW WAY (Unknown date)
  • ROUND BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished document: Paterson, H.. Site visit notes.
---Photograph: Ashley, H..
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Grimston.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: English Heritage. 1995. Schedule Report.

Related records - none

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