|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Neolithic or Bronze Age round barrow|
A low earthwork mound was identified during a rapid survey in 1998 and is visible on the 0.5m resolution Lidar data. The mound is probably a Bronze Age round barrow. This barrow, along with NHER 32594, NHER 33454 and NHER 61532 form a small barrow cemetery (NHER 61535), which is itself located in close proximity to numerous other barrows, forming a dispersed cemetery landscape group (NHER 61484) in this area.
Images - none
February 1998. Walkover Survey.
Rapid Earthwork Identification Survey in advance of destumping (Compartment 6085).
Mound, probable barrow, in recently felled area. 30m in diameter, 1.2m high, grass cover.
One of a group of three, see NHER 33454 and NHER 32594.
See report (S1) for further details.
D. Gurney (NLA), 18 February 1998. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 19 August 2015.
January 2017. 'Brecks from Above' and Breckland National Mapping Programme.
The earthworks of this barrow are clearly visible on the 0.5m resolution Lidar data (S2) . The mound appears to be approximately 23m by 18m, with traces of an encircling ring ditch – in particular to the west and south - and a low outer bank up to 4m across, although the lidar data is slightly hard to decipher confidently. The slightly oval mound could suggest a Neolithic date, although it is not as pronounced as neighbouring NHER 32594.
This barrow, along with NHER 32594, NHER 33454 and NHER 61532 form a small barrow cemetery (NHER 61535), which is itself located in close proximity to numerous other barrows, forming a dispersed cemetery landscape group (NHER 61484) in this area.
S. Horlock (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 30 January 2017.
- MOUND (Unknown date)
- OVAL BARROW? (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC?)
- ROUND BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
Associated Finds - none
- Higher Level Stewardship
Sources and further reading
|<S1>||Unpublished Contractor Report: Pendleton, C. and Sommers, M. 1998. Rapid Earthwork Identification Survey. Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 98/25. |
|<S2>XY||LIDAR Airborne Survey: Various. LIDAR Airborne Survey. LIDAR Weeting Forest Research 0.5m DTM 17-JUL-2015 (BNG Project, FC England, Fugro Geospatial). [Mapped feature: #63866 Extent of earthworks based on a LiDAR survey., ENF141031]|
|61535||Part of: The site of a Neolithic and/or Bronze Age barrow cemetery (Monument)|
|32594||Related to: Neolithic or Bronze Age round barrow (Monument)|
|33454||Related to: Neolithic or Bronze Age round barrow (Monument)|
|61532||Related to: Soilmarks of a ring ditch, probably a former Bronze Age round barrow (Monument)|
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