Record Details

NHER Number:11280
Type of record:Monument
Name:Early Bronze Age saucer barrow


An Early Bronze Age saucer barrow, with a substantial earthwork ditch.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 83497 30700
Map Sheet:TF83SW

Full description

Barrow identified from RAF/Ordnance Survey air photograph.
Mound 24m diameter, 1.5m high.
Ditch 3.5m wide, 5.1m deep.
Outer bank 3.5m wide, 3.1m high.
Covered with bracken on heath.
Gravel workings nearby.
A. J. Lawson (NAU), 28 January 1974.

November 1983.
No change, good condition, under grass.
J. Wymer (NAU)

Condition unchanged 1992 from 1991 report; grass very short.
Must be one of best preserved barrows in the county.
E. Rose (NLA) 13 February 1992

Monument Types

  • SAUCER BARROW (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument

Sources and further reading

---Designation: [unknown]. Ancient Monuments Form. SAM Record. DNF423.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 83 SW 16 [3].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
---Photograph: CXX 1, HW 7-8.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Scheduling Notification. Notification. DNF423.
---Designation: Department Of The Environment. 1882-1984?. Department of the Environment Scheduling Notification. Notification. DNF423.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1994? -2011?. English Heritage Digital Designation Record. Record. DNF423.

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