Record Details

NHER Number:2309
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Bronze Age round barrow

Summary

This is the site of a possible Bronze Age round barrow which was first noted in 1947.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7775 2083
Map Sheet:TF72SE
Parish:GREAT MASSINGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Possible tumulus.
Noted by I. J. Thatcher, 11 April 1947.

No sign of definite tumulus 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.
D. Robertson (HES), 23 August 2011.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Massingham.

Related records

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

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