Record Details

NHER Number:4532
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of round barrow


This is the site of a Bronze Age round barrow, visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 7529 0849
Map Sheet:TF70NE

Full description

Cropmark noted on site where Rev. Nightingale suggested a barrow in 1908, see (S1).

100yds south of Hangour Hill, cropmark on RAF aerial photograph and J. O. H. Nicholls (NCM) visited site 24 November 1951. On ground was area of about 20m to 30m diameter, very black soil with chalk around, viewed from south was noticeable as low mound 1m to 2m high.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 70 NE 15.
---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. Beechamwell.
<S1>Article in Serial: Nightingale, R. C. 1913. The Stone Age in Beechamwell. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. I Pt III (for 1912-13) pp 320-321.

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