|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||'Drake North', the site of a possible barrow|
An area is marked on a map from 1617 as 'Drake North'. This is an Early Saxon placename, deriving from 'dragon hoard', which may suggest that there was once a barrow on the site. If so, it may have been Bronze Age or Early Saxon in date. Unfortunately, there are no traces of a barrow on the surface.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 91 26|
|Parish:||COLKIRK, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Area marked as Drakenorth on (S1).
Earlier mentioned in rental, about 1570.
Name is a form of 'dragon hoard' suggesting a barrow - information from member of the public .
No trace of barrow here in ploughed field.
A. Lawson (NAU), 15 November 1979.
- BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- BARROW (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
- SITE (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Map: Wright, T. & Waterman, T.. 1617. Colkirk Parish Map. |
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