Record Details

NHER Number:42782
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Bronze Age barrow, Thetford Warren

Summary

Tree felling here in 2005 uncovered a mound of earth. This measured 25m across and 1.5m high and was suggested as a convincing example of a Bronze Age barrow.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 83197 83936
Map Sheet:TL88SW
Parish:THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

2005. Discovered during felling. Grid reference from GPS.
A convincing mound approximately 25m across and 1.5m high.
It has been agreed that it will not be destumped or replanted.
For an early record on an unlocated mound in this area see NHER 2754.
D. Gurney (NLA), 14 December 2005.

January 2008, followed by site visit in February 2008.
Mound ploughed and planted with tree seedlings following clear felling. The seedlings will be removed and the plough furrows infilled by hand.
D. Robertson (HES), 1 November 2012.

Monument Types

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

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Protected Status - none

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