Record Details

NHER Number:4560
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bronze Age round barrow

Summary

This is the site of a Bronze Age round barrow, close to a road.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7645 0449
Map Sheet:TF70SE
Parish:BEACHAMWELL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Tumulus.
Situated west side of road from Shingham to Langwade Green, about a furlong south of Shingham Farm on a piece of rough ground 18m (20 yards) from road. Diameter 36m (40 yards), height about 1.3m (4 1/2 feet). Covered bushes and
bracken etc.
A. Q. Watson (NCM) 1937 to 8.

Marked on 1st edition 1inch OS. See (S1).
36m diam, 60cm high, ploughed.
A. J. Lawson January 1976.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF7604A.
---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 70 SE 2 [3].
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Beechamwell.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
---Photograph: CXT 10-11, EMD 15.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..

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