Record Details

NHER Number:9195
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Bronze Age barrows on Buckenham Common

Summary

Traces of Bronze Age barrows were recorded in the 19th century on Buckenham Common but no trace of them can be seen now.

Images - none

Location

Parish:NEW BUCKENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1815.
'Fine barrow on Common c.1/2 mile east of castle'.

1857.
Gone, but traces of others on common.
See (S1).

18 December 1934.
Couldn't find them.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

11 February 1976.
No mounds on common.
A.J. Lawson (NAU) despite what is written in (S2).
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Buckenham (new).
<S1>Publication: Harrod. Castles and Convents.
<S2>Article in serial: Clarke, W. G. 1913. Norfolk Barrows. The Antiquary. Vol XLIX pp 416-423. p 420.

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