Record Details

NHER Number:3299
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Bronze Age round barrow

Summary

A possible two-phase mound, 17m in diameter and 1.5m high, with traces of a ditch on the south and an earlier, possibly elongated, mound which protrudes 9m to the north can be seen southeast of Mill House. This might be a Bronze Age round barrow.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6788 2460
Map Sheet:TF62SE
Parish:CASTLE RISING, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1937.
Mound southeast of Mill House.
On Old Fen. 515.25m (50 feet) circle, 90cm (2 feet) high, slight ditch, no berm, a few trees on it. Fairly good condition.
P. L. K. Schwabe, 1937.

?Two period structure, mound 17m diameter, 1.5m high with traces of ditch on south on earlier mound (?elongated) of which some 9m protrudes to the north. Covered in trees and bracken in wood.
A. J. Lawson (NAU), 23 March 1976.

R. R. Clarke (NCM) notes 'B-L CR 1932-3 'several aligned tumuli' (refers to Bradfer-Lawrence?). Probably refers to this site
plus NHER 3298 and NHER 3300.
E. Rose (NAU).

8 August 1983.
Condition unchanged.
J. J. Wymer (NAU).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE
  • Scheduled Monument

Sources and further reading

---Scheduling record: Coad, V.. 1977. AM7.
---Scheduling record: Corbishley, M.. 1983. 2.
---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 62 SE 5 [2].
---Monograph: Lawson, A. J., Martin, E., Priddy, D. and Taylor, A. 1981. The Barrows of East Anglia. East Anglian Archaeology. No 12.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Castle rising.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Monograph: English Heritage. 1987. Scheduled Ancient Monuments Record: Norfolk.

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