Record Details

NHER Number:4497
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of possible Bronze Age barrow

Summary

A low spread mound surrounded by a ditch was identified in 1953. In 1973 this could be seen as a slight cropmark and by 1977 it had been destroyed. This may have been a Bronze Age barrow.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7423 0838
Map Sheet:TF70NW
Parish:MARHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Low spead mound, traces of ditch - ?barrow.
See (S1).
Seen by R.R. Clarke (NCM) 30 September 1953.

Shows as pale ring 44m diameter with dark sunken centre in harrowed field.
No sign of any others. Is this the same as NHER 4496??
A.J. Lawson (NAU), 15 March 1973.

No trace now.
A.J. Lawson (NAU), 28 June 1977.

Ditto.
E. Rose (NAU), 21 August 1977.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

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.
<S1>Article in Serial: Clarke, R. R. and Wells, C. P. B. 1955. Early Bronze Age Burials at Barton Bendish. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXI pp 224-230. p 224.

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