Record Details

NHER Number:11592
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of round barrow

Summary

This is the site of a round barrow, visible on aerial photography and on the ground in 1976. The barrow had a diameter of aproximately 40m, and was around 0.7m high. The earthwork was still visible in 1983, but by 1988 it had been levelled.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8650 2024
Map Sheet:TF82SE
Parish:WELLINGHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Much reduced round barrow, 40m diameter, 70cm high, in stubble field. Seen previously on RAF/Ordnance Survey aerial photograph.
Compiled by A. J. Lawson (NAU), 27 September 1976.

10 November 1983.
Circular earthwork, probably a degraded barrow, around 0.70m high.
Compiled by J. J. Wymer (NAU).

25 January 1988.
No longer visible, presumably levelled. No north-to-south division across field though still two different crops.
Compiled by J. J. Wymer (NAU).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished Report: Wymer, J. 1988. A Further Report on the Condition of Barrows in the County and the Question of their Preservation.
---Aerial Photograph: RAF. RAF AP 3250.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Photograph: CXW 7.

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56103Part of: Bronze Age Barrow Cemetery, Weasenham Heath (Landscape)

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