Record Details

NHER Number:23877
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bronze Age round barrow

Summary

A Bronze Age round barrow that survives as a slight earthwork. A quartzite scraper was found in 1987.

Images

  • Romano-British bell from NHER 23877  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TL 8589 9850
Map Sheet:TL89NE
Parish:HILBOROUGH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

10 April 1987. Ploughed field within Battle Area.
Trace of possible circular mound, ploughed, on this spot about 20m diameter, 0.20m high.
Found by J.J. Wymer (NAU) when examining area for sites of possible barrows.
Scraper made on cortical flake of quartzite.
J. Wymer (NAU) 22 July 1987.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

Related records - none

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