Record Details

NHER Number:21489
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible prehistoric burnt mound


In 1985 a possible prehistoric burnt mound was recorded in the wood here. It was about 0.5m high, had a diameter of about 20m diameter and, where bare soil was visible, was covered with dense concentrations of flint pot boilers.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0125 3789
Map Sheet:TG03NW

Full description

1985. Visit.
Mound. About 0.5m high, apparently circular and about 20m diameter within wood. All bare areas of surface show dense pot boiler bearing black soil.
A. Rogerson (NAU), 6 June 1985.

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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