Record Details

NHER Number:2292
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bronze Age round barrows

Summary

This is the site of two Bronze Age round barrows, on an area of former heath. A fragment of Beaker pottery was found on one of the barrows.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 776 221
Map Sheet:TF72SE
Parish:GREAT MASSINGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Two barrows, context 1 at TF 7774 2228 and context 2 at TF 7774 2215, on former heath, 13.7m (15 yards) apart.
Small fragment of 'A' beaker found in rabbit scrape on one of them.
No sign in ploughed field.
A. J. Lawson (NAU) 8 February 1974.

Monument Types

  • ROUND BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • ROUND BARROW (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: HW 26.
---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 72 SE 5.
---Monograph: East Anglian Archaeology. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol XII.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Massingham (great).

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