Record Details

NHER Number:6210
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bronze Age barrow, Salthouse Heath


The site of a small Bronze Age bowl barrow, part of a much larger barrow cemetery. The barrow is only just visible today.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 07223 42448
Map Sheet:TG04SE

Full description

Small bowl barrow noted by [1]. East of triangle of roads near spot height 198. 18.3m (20 yards) south of road, 100.5m (110 yards) east of Kelling to Cley/Salthouse to Swan Lodge cross roads on heath.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

No sign due to dense gorse cover, 30 January 1974.

December 1975.
No sign after gorse was burnt.
A. J. Lawson (NAU).

Schedule (S1) gives as 3m by 0.4m high.
Schedule in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 27 October 1995.

May 2003. Field observations.
NGR obtained by GPS and amended from original TG 0728 4244.
In area cleared of gorse.
D. Gurney (NLA), 18 June 2003.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 04 SE 23.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Salthouse.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. Scheduling Report.

Related records

38629Part of: Salthouse Barrow Cemetery (Monument)

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