|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Bronze Age round barrow|
A Bronze Age round barrow survives in woodland at Bunker's Hill. It has a maximum diameter of 29m and stands up to 1.5m high.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 7632 2851|
|Parish:||BIRCHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Round barrow in wood on Bunker's Hill.
Bowl barrow, maximum diameter 29m, maximum height 1.5m.
Information from member of the public .
(S1) in file.
Information from NAR records.
R. Rickett (NAU) 1990.
January 1995. Scheduled.
The monument includes a bowl barrow which is one of a dispersed group of round barrows, sited on a broad ridge at the western edge of the Good Sands upland region of north west Norfolk. The barrow stands on the southern edge of the hill crest, above a slight, south facing slope and is visible as an earthen mound c.1.5m in height and covering a circular area c.30m in diameter. It is thought that the mound is encircled by a ditch from which earth was dug during the construction of the barrow. This ditch has become infilled and is no longer visible, but will survive as a buried feature.
The barrow group as a whole is aligned on a north west-south east axis over a distance of c.2.6km.
Information from (S2) and (S3).
H. Mellor (HES), 22 June 2018.
(S4) signed 17 October 1997 (for 5 years).
H. Paterson (A&E) 14 September 1999.
(S4) signed 15 March 2002.
H. Paterson (A&E) 28 March 2002.
Section 17 management agreement signed 7 February 2007.
D. Robertson (NLA) April 16 2007.
- BOWL BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- ROUND BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
Associated Finds - none
- Scheduled Monument
- Management Statement
- Higher Level Stewardship
Sources and further reading
|---||Unpublished Document: Paterson, H.. Site visit notes. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 72 NE 25 . |
|<S2>||Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Scheduling Notification. Notification. DNF126. |
|<S3>||Designation: English Heritage. 1994? -2011?. English Heritage Digital Designation Record. Record. DNF126. |
|<S4>||Unpublished Document: H. Paterson (A&E), MPP. Section 17 Management Agreement. |
|<S5>||Unpublished Document: Norfolk County Council. 2007. Section 17 Management Agreement. |
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