|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Site of possible Bronze Age barrow|
A mound near the parish boundaries of Marham, Shouldham and Barton Bendish parishes could be seen in the 1930s but was destroyed when RAF Marham's runway was constructed. It is reported that excavations in the mound found 'old swords and coins'. The mound may have been a Bronze Age barrow.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 730 079|
|Parish:||MARHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Mound near junction of Marham, Shouldham and Barton Bendish parishes.
Visible around 1930 - cultivated then, but on airfield 1960.
J.F. Williams reported that an old man called Stannard used to dig about in it and get old swords and coins - probably a barrow.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).
Under runway of RAF Marham.
A.J. Lawson (NAU).
- MOUND (Unknown date)
- BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- COIN (Undated)
- SWORD (Undated)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Marham. |
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