Record Details

NHER Number:6401
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Bronze Age round barrow


An earthwork mound of unknown date, which may be a Bronze Age round barrow, which was excavated in the 1920s and the 1950s. The mound may be surrounded by a slight ditch.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1974 4021
Map Sheet:TG14SE

Full description

1920 and 1950.
Artificial mound about here dug by J. E. Sainty.
No clear evidence of date or purpose.
R. R. Clarke (NCM)

2 February 1976.
Could not be found in large wood.
A. J. Lawson (NAU)

30 December 1982.
Mound located by [1] and visited by A. J. Lawson (NAU)
Barrow like mound 70ft (22m) diameter and 6ft (2m) high with trenches in T shape in centre, from Sainty's excavation.
In Beech Wood but with few sycamores on mound.
Suspicion of surrounding ditch.
A. J. Lawson (NAU) February 1983.

6 March 1988.
Correct grid reference supply by F. Healy (NAU).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Felbrigg.

Related records - none

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