Record Details

NHER Number:4758
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bronze Age round barrow

Summary

A Bronze Age round barrow survives in woodland at Bunker's Hill. It is about 20m in diameter and about 2m high.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7624 2840
Map Sheet:TF72NE
Parish:BIRCHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

October 1973.
Bunker's Hill. Small round barrow in plantation.
A. J. Lawson (NAU) 1975.

21m diameter, 2m high, covered in brambles. Now 20m diameter, disturbed on southeast side, much eroded.
D. A. Edwards (NAU) 18 May 1983.

(S1) in file.

August 1983.
Condition as above. In wood.
J. J. Wymer (NAU) 28 August 1983.

March 1991.
Situated in woodland north of Harpley Common Barrow Group.
H. Paterson (A&E) March 1991.

(S2) signed 17 October 1997 (5 years).
H. Paterson (A&E) 14 September 1999.

2002.
(S2) signed 15 March 2002.
H. Paterson (A&E) 28 March 2002.

February 2007.
Section 17 management agreement renewal signed 7 February 2007.
See (S3).
D. Robertson (NLA) April 16 2007.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Management Statement
  • Scheduled Monument
  • Higher Level Stewardship

Sources and further reading

---Designation: [unknown]. Ancient Monuments Form. SAM Record. DNF125.
---Unpublished Document: Paterson, H.. Site visit notes.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
---Photograph: CXS 3.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Scheduling Notification. Notification. DNF125.
---Designation: Department Of The Environment. 1882-1984?. Department of the Environment Scheduling Notification. Notification. DNF125.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1994? -2011?. English Heritage Digital Designation Record. Record. DNF125.
---Unpublished Document: Edwrds, D.. 1983. Condition report on barrows at Harpley and Anmer Minque.
<S1>Designation: Department of Environment. 1978. Scheduling Letter. 16 January.
<S2>Unpublished Document: H. Paterson (A&E), MPP. Section 17 Management Agreement.
<S3>Unpublished Document: Norfolk County Council. 2007. Section 17 Management Agreement.

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