Record Details

NHER Number:2307
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bronze Age round barrow

Summary

This is the site of a Bronze Age round barrow. Prehistoric flints were found on the site in 1947.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7750 2092
Map Sheet:TF72SE
Parish:GREAT MASSINGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Possible tumulus.
About 6.1m (20 ft) diameter, 38cm to 50cm (15 to 20 inches) high, concentration of flints on it.
I. J. Thatcher, 11 April 1947.

No sign of definite barrow in ploughed field.
A. J. Lawson (NAU) 8 February 1974.

This barrow is likely to form part of a Bronze Age barrow cemetery (NHER 55865), which includes five other barrows.
A. Cattermole (HES), 25 July 2011.

August 2011. Field visit.
No earthwork/barrow present.
A primary flint flake was found on the surface of the sutbble field.
See (S1).
D. Robertson (HES), 23 August 2011.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Massingham.
<S1>Archive: HES. HLS Consultation file.

Related records

55865Part of: Bronze Age barrow cemetery, Massingham Heath (Landscape)

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