Record Details

NHER Number:3524
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Bronze Age round barrow, New Houghton

Summary

The historian and naturalist W.G. Clarke noted that New Houghton was the site of a Bronze Age round barrow.

Images - none

Location

Parish:HOUGHTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

(S1) by W.G. Clarke marks New Houghton as a barrow site.
Confusion with NHER 3522? But see NHER 12563.
E. Rose (NAU).

However (S2) refers to a barrow 'at Houghton near the Peddars Way', which is probably really Bircham, NHER 4758. A.J. Lawson (NAU) March 1976.

Monument Types

  • 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. Houghton.
<S1>Map: Clarke, W.G.. MSS map.
<S2>Article in Serial: Clarke, W. G. 1913. Norfolk Barrows. The Antiquary. Vol XLIX pp 416-423. p 420.

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