|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Undated barrow spear and other finds|
A barrow was destroyed in 1826 to 1827 and spears and 'other relics of war' were recovered. These might be of Saxon date.
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About 1826 to 1827.
In removing a barrow near stream called Whitemill on the boundaries of Beetley and Hoe near side of road to Dereham, spearheads and 'other relics of war' found nearly a mile south of Pot Close (= Spong).
?Near Gravelpit Plantation;
Spearheads probably Saxon.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
No sign of barrow in this area.
A. J. Lawson (NAU) 9 December 1974.
No indication on Hoe or Beetley tithe maps 1847.
E. Rose (NAU), 1979.
- BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- BARROW (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
- SPEAR (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- SPEAR (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
- UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Beetley. |
|<S1>||Unpublished document: Johnson, G.. 5 December 1. Woodward Corr.. vol.III p.131. |
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