Record Details

NHER Number:3300
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Bronze Age round barrow

Summary

This is a possible round barrow with a shallow ditch. It may have become confused with NHER 3299.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6782 2450
Map Sheet:TF62SE
Parish:CASTLE RISING, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

?Tumulus.
122m (400 feet) southwest of NHER 3299. 18.3m (60 feet) north to south. 9.15m (30 feet) wide, tapers slightly north end. Slight ditch, slightly overgrown.
I. J. Thatcher, 1937.

Could not be found in dense wood, but description sounds much like that of NHER 3299. Confusuion? Only one of these two could be found.
A. J. Lawson (NAU), 23 March 1976.

8 August 1983.
Not seen on visit, but area too overgrown.
J. J. Wymer (NAU).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 62 SE 6.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Castle rising.

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