Record Details

NHER Number:13446
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Bronze Age barrow


The site of a Bronze Age disc or pond barrow, marked on a mid 19th century map. Attempts to locate the barrow in recent years have not been successful, and it may have been destroyed by military trenches.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 07282 42031
Map Sheet:TG04SE

Full description

Disc or pond barrow marked, and drawn in margin, of map (S1).
Noted as 'very faintly marked' and 23m (25 yards) in diameter.

Not located, perhaps destroyed.
A. Lawson (NAU).

See (S2).

Not located in 1983, May 1986 or June 1986 despite heath fire at latter date.
Ground hummocky with one dugout and some old irregular trenches probably military activity.
J. Wymer (NAU), 26 June 1986.

See file for notes and map.

May 2003. Field observations.
NGR obtained by GPS and corrected from original TG 0729 4201.
There is a hint of a slight rise in an area of burnt birch trees and gorse, but nothing convincing.
D. Gurney (NLA), 18 June 2003.

Monument Types

  • POND BARROW (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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Map: Bolding, W.J.J.. c.1850. Map of Barrows on Salthouse Heath.. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 12, plate XI.
<S2>Monograph: Lawson, A. J., Martin, E., Priddy, D. and Taylor, A. 1981. The Barrows of East Anglia. East Anglian Archaeology. No 12.

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38629Part of: Salthouse Barrow Cemetery (Monument)

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