Record Details

NHER Number:33457
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bronze Age round barrow

Summary

An earthwork mound was identified during a rapid survey in 1998. The mound is probably a Bronze Age round barrow. This barrow, along with NHER 4992, 33455-6, 61496-7 form a small barrow cemetery (NHER 61495), which is itself located in close proximity to numerous other barrows, forming a dispersed cemetery landscape group (NHER 61484) in this area.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 7602 9108
Map Sheet:TL79SE
Parish:HOCKWOLD CUM WILTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

February 1998. Rapid Earthwork Identification Survey in advance of destumping/felling (Compartment 6064).
Mound II:
Prominent mound, probable barrow, bramble covered within mature plantation. Similar to NHER 4992. 25m in diamater, 1.5m high.
One of a group of four, see NHER 4992, NHER 33455 and NHER 33456.
See report (S1) for further details.
D. Gurney (NLA) 18 February 1998. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 19 August 2015.

September 2016. 'Brecks from Above' and Breckland National Mapping Programme.
The earthworks of this barrow are clearly visible on the 0.5m resolution Lidar data (S2). This barrow, along with NHER 4992, 33455-6, 61496-7 form a small barrow cemetery (NHER 61495), which is itself located in close proximity to numerous other barrows, forming a dispersed cemetery landscape group (NHER 61484) in this area.
S. Horlock (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 29th September 2016.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Pendleton, C. and Sommers, M. 1998. Rapid Earthwork Identification Survey. Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 98/25.
<S2>LIDAR Airborne Survey: Various. LIDAR Airborne Survey. LIDAR Weeting Forest Research 0.5m DTM 17-JUL-2015 (BNG Project, FC England, Fugro Geospatial).

Related records

61495Part of: The site of a Bronze Age round barrow cemetery (Monument)
33455Related to: Bronze Age round barrow (Monument)
33456Related to: Bronze Age round barrow (Monument)
4992Related to: Bronze Age round barrow in Lynroad Covert (Monument)

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