Record Details

NHER Number:29605
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prospect Mound, Wolterton Park


A large earthen mound is situated at this location, and its presence is noted on estate records. This feature is believed to be of post medieval date, although its function is uncertain. The area it is located in is under a good covering of grass, and the mound itself remains relatively undisturbed.

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Grid Reference:TG 1643 3123
Map Sheet:TG13SE

Full description

Oblong mound, about 50m east-to-west and about 40m north-to-south with height of about 1.5m to north and east and around 4m to south and east. Situated on probable slight natural rise to east of valley with lake.
Dimensions have to be coarse estimates due to nature of slopes.
No structure remains evidence - estate records apparently confirm existence of mound.
B. Cushion (NLA) March 1993.

Section 17 Management Statement signed.
See copy in office file.
H. Paterson (A&E).

March 2002.
Under good grass cover, grazed by sheep/cattle. No animal disturbance, though mole activity adjacent.
H. Paterson (A&E) 18 March 2002.

Monument Types

  • GARDEN FEATURE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MOUND (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status


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