Record Details

NHER Number:3203
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Bronze Age barrow


The site of a Bronze Age barrow is marked here on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map. In 1976 it was visible and stood about 1m tall. In 1979, however, it was destroyed. No artefacts or features were found during the destruction. In 2005 three prehistoric flint flakes and possible Roman pottery sherds were found on the surface.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0375 3879
Map Sheet:TG03NW

Full description

1976. Visit. Site of barrow.
Mutilated mound, 10m diameter. 1m high, covered in elders on edge of field. Edges ploughed.
Marked on (S1).
A. J. Lawson (NAU), 17 June 1976.

Destroyed October 1977 by member of the public [1] after notification of schedule received.
Site walked by A.J. Lawson (NAU) who found nothing. Member of the public [2] told A. Rogerson (NAU) that nothing was found during the destruction.
E. Rose (NAU).

Some later editions of Ordnance Survey maps have the word 'mound' as antiquity written by mistake against a pit half a kilometer to the south. The word was meant to refer to this site.
E. Rose (NAU), 22 May 1998.

2005. Surface finds on site of barrow.
Three prehistoric flint flakes and ?Roman sherd.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 April 2006.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

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 - Bronze Age. Field Dalling.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..

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