Record Details

NHER Number:3688
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bronze Age barrow north of Litcham Heath


A Bronze Age bowl barrow in a plantation adjacent to the Weasenham to Wellington road.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 8626 2010
Map Sheet:TF82SE

Full description

Bowl barrow, 16.5m (54 feet) in diameter, 1.2m (4 feet) high. No visible ditch, but pit on west, in plantation north of Weasenham to Wellingham Road.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Grinsell's No. 10 (see NHER 3654). 17m in diameter, 1.2m high covered in trees in plantation. Large pit on west.
A. J. Lawson (NAU), March 1975.

Ancient Monument details (S1) and sketch in file.

November 1983. No change. Appears genuine despite pits each side.
J. Wymer (NAU).

Covered in conifers, in fair condition, no uprooted trees or animal disturbance.
H. Paterson (NAU), February 1991.

Scheduled (S1). See description in file.
D. Gurney (NLA), 23 January 2002.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument

Sources and further reading

---Designation: Coad, V.. 1977. AM7 [Generic Record].
---Designation: Corbishley, M.J.. 1983. AM107.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 82 SE 5 [2].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: East Anglian Archaeology. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol XII.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Weasenham (All Saints).
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: CXU 1.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Scheduling Notification. Notification. DNF443.
---Designation: Department Of The Environment. 1882-1984?. Department of the Environment Scheduling Notification. Notification. DNF443.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1994? -2011?. English Heritage Digital Designation Record. Record. DNF443.
<S1>Designation: [unknown]. Ancient Monuments Form. SAM Record. DNF443.

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