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Viking's Mound

 

A mound variously called Viking's Mound, Quidenham Mount, or the Bubberies (TM027878), is  said to be the grave of Queen Boudicca, 'along with all her jewels'.1 Another source says that the mound is said to have been the location of a battle.2 Rather than a burial barrow, nowadays this is thought to have been the motte of a small 12th century Norman castle.

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Sources:

1. A. J. Forrest: 'Under Three Crowns' (Boydell Press, 1961, p.173.

2. H. Dukinfield Astley, (ed). 'Memorials of Old Norfolk' (Bemrose & Sons, 1908), p.2-3.