Record Details

NHER Number:3657
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bronze Age barrow

Summary

A Bronze Age saucer barrow. It forms part of a group of barrows in the area.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8493 2013
Map Sheet:TF82SW
Parish:WEASENHAM ALL SAINTS, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Saucer barrow, 43m (140 feet) in diameter; ditch inside bank. In plantation.
Central area 30.5m (100 feet) in diameter, ditch 2.75m (9 feet), bank 3m (10 feet) across. Grinsell No. 3. Not ploughed in 1941.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Outer bank 3m wide, 1m high; ditch 3m wide, 1m deep; mound 35m in diameter, 1.5m high. In plantation.
A.J. Lawson (NAU), March 1975.

April 1988. No change.
J. Wymer (NAU).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: CUCAP. TF 8519Z.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Weasenham (all saints).
<S1>Article in serial: Clarke, W. G. 1913. Norfolk Barrows. The Antiquary. Vol XLIX pp 416-423. p 423.
<S2>Monograph: Grinsell, L.V.. 1936. Ancient Burial Mounds of England.. p 185.
<S3>Monograph: Grinsell, L.V.. 1953. Ancient Burial Mounds of England.. pp 199, 203.
<S4>Monograph: East Anglian Archaeology. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol XII.
<S5>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1941. 14 May.
<S7>Scheduling record: Corbishley, M.. 1983. AM107.

Related records

56103Part of: Bronze Age Barrow Cemetery, Weasenham Heath (Landscape)
3656Related to: Black Hill Bronze Age barrow (Monument)
3654Related to: Bronze Age barrow (Monument)

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