Record Details

NHER Number:25275
Type of record:Monument
Name:Probable Bronze Age barrow

Summary

Earthworks reported at this site are probably a small Bronze Age saucer barrow.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2334 2926
Map Sheet:TG22NW
Parish:COLBY, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

13 April 1989.
Circular ditch 18m diameter, 0.30m deep with slight rise inside ditch, about 0.20m high, reported by informant. Under
hummocky grass near stream, never ploughed within knowledge. Two large oak trees (as marked on early Ordnance Survey map) removed during World War Two. Site used by searchlight territorials before but not during war. Too small for a tree ring and never in park land. Most likely a small saucer barrow.
J. J. Wymer (NAU), 11 May 1989.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in serial: Gurney, D. 1990. Archaeological Finds in Norfolk 1989. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLI Pt I pp 96-106. p 98.
---Unpublished document: H. Paterson (A&E), MPP. Management Statement.

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