Record Details

NHER Number:2067
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Bronze Age barrow at Tut Hill

Summary

The name Tut (meaning lookout) Hill is often given to Bronze Age barrows. The mound in this wood however seems to be caused by the dumping of material from a transmitter mast erected nearby. There are 19th century gravel pits in the wood.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 927 365
Map Sheet:TF93NW
Parish:WALSINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Tut Hill.
Name (Late Saxon for lookout place) often indicates a barrow.

30 April 1980. Visit.
Cottage in wood still occupied, transmitter erected nearby. Detailed survey not made owing to shooting; northeast end not visited. No sign of a mound in remainder of wood. Location on hill top could account for name.
E. Rose (NAU), 30 April 1980.

Mound beside track to cottage claimed is, in fact, an illusion caused by cutting down of track in front, and dumping of material from mast site behind. Large 19th century gravel pits in wood.
Information from J. J. Wymer (NAU).
See (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 2 August 1985.

Monument Types

  • BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • GRAVEL PIT (Post Medieval - 1801 AD to 1899 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Jenkins, S. and Rose, E.. 1985. Letters. Mound at Tut Hill..

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