Record Details

NHER Number:3656
Type of record:Monument
Name:Black Hill Bronze Age barrow


A Bronze Age bowl barrow covered in trees. It forms part of a group of barrows in the area.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 8487 2006
Map Sheet:TF82SW

Full description

Bowl barrow, no visible ditch, 15.25m (50 feet) in diameter. In plantation, 90cm (3 feet) high.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Grinsell no. 4. Not ploughed in 1941.

17m in diameter, 50cm high, much overgrown with large pine in centre.
A. J. Lawson (NAU), March 1975.

November 1983.
No change.
J. Wymer (NAU).

Article missing from file [J. Yates, 12 November 2010].

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument

Sources and further reading

---Designation: [unknown]. Ancient Monuments Form. SAM Record. DNF61.
---Aerial Photograph: CUCAP. TF 8519Z.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 82 SW 7.
---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. Weasenham (All Saints).
<S1>Article in Serial: Clarke, W. G. 1913. Norfolk Barrows. The Antiquary. Vol XLIX pp 416-423. p 423.
<S2>Monograph: Grinsell, L.V.. 1936. Ancient Burial Mounds of England.. p 185.
<S3>Monograph: Grinsell, L.V.. 1953. Ancient Burial Mounds of England.. pp 199, 203.
<S4>Monograph: East Anglian Archaeology. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol XII.
<S5>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1941. [unknown]. 14 May.
<S7>Designation: Corbishley, M.. 1983. AM107.

Related records

56103Part of: Bronze Age Barrow Cemetery, Weasenham Heath (Landscape)
3654Related to: Bronze Age barrow (Monument)
3657Related to: Bronze Age barrow (Monument)
3658Related to: Great Barrow, Weasenham Lyngs (Monument)

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