Record Details

NHER Number:5025
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bronze Age bowl barrow

Summary

A Bronze Age bowl barrow which survives as an earthwork.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 8462 9817
Map Sheet:TL89NW
Parish:BODNEY, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK
HILBOROUGH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Bowl barrow found by W.G. Clarke in 1923.
Visited by R.R. Clarke (NCM) 1 April 1935.

36m diameter, 2m high.
Covered in pines in narrow plantation. Track cuts edge of mound on southeast.
A.J. Lawson (NAU) 26 November 1975.

See (S1), 'northwest of Bodney Lodge'.
E. Rose (NAU)

Copy of (S2) in file.

September 1983.
In good condition, fenced each side.
J. Wymer (NAU).

2000-2002. Woodland Earthwork Rapid Identification Survey.
Management Unit C, Site 20:
Feature under rough grass and well maintained.
See report (S3) for further details.
B. Cushion (NLA), February 2002. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 11 May 2015.

Monument Types

  • BOWL BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: HP24, CXU 6.
---Aerial Photograph: RESTRICTED: TL8498C, D, E, F.
---Designation: [unknown]. Ancient Monuments Form. SAM Record. DNF435.
---Article in Serial: Davison, A. 1994. The Field Archaeology of Bodney and the Stanta Extension. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt I pp 57-79. p 59.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 89 NW 8 [2].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Lawson, A. J., Martin, E., Priddy, D. and Taylor, A. 1981. The Barrows of East Anglia. East Anglian Archaeology. No 12.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Publication: Clarke, W.G.. 1 April 1923. MS 129,3 NNRO.
<S2>Publication: Corbishley, M.. 1982. AM107. 2.
<S3>Unpublished Contractor Report: Cushion, B. 2002. STANTA ILMP Woodland Earthwork Rapid Identification Survey. Brian Cushion Archaeological & Cartographical Surveyor.

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