Record Details

NHER Number:1989
Type of record:Monument
Name:Crabb's Castle, possible round barrow

Summary

An oval pit, six to eight metres deep and about forty metres long and thirty wide. At the bottom of the pit is a mound which is possibly a Bronze Age round barrow. The whole area is covered in shrubs and trees, and is infested with rabbits.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8121 3412
Map Sheet:TF83SW
Parish:BAGTHORPE WITH BARMER, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Name is elsewhere used for a barrow. E.Rose (NAU).

Situated some 500m north-east of Barmer Church.
The site consists of an oval pit approx. 6-8m deep, measuring approximately 40m north-to-south, 30m east-to-west. In bottom of pit there is a mound rising from centre towards west. The whole is covered in scrub, and supports old yew and deciduous trees. Banks are infested with rabbits.
(S1) in file.
H. Paterson (NAU), 3 March 1991.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Paterson, H.. Site visit notes.

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