Record Details

NHER Number:20337
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval shooting butts

Summary

An earthwork mound, visible on the ground and on aerial photographs. The mound is a post medieval shooting butts.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 8477 9670
Map Sheet:TL89NW
Parish:HILBOROUGH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

2 April 1984. NAU air photography.
Earthworks.
Possible long barrow. To be confirmed by field work. Mound in evidence but side ditches in doubt. Mound is trapezoidal, appears slightly truncated at eastern end by wheeled vehicles.
D. Edwards (NAU) 25 April 1984.

Could this be a pillow mound or clapper?
E. Rose (NAU) and K. Penn (NAU) 3 May 1984.

18 September 1985. Site visited.
Not a long barrow, or a warren, but a shooting butts, made from spoil from pit on north side.
(S1) in file.
J.J. Wymer (NAU) and D. Edwards (NAU).

Monument Types

  • BUTTS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SITE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TL 8496A-E,P-S.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Photograph: CTJ 1-5.

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