Monument record SNP 004 - Church Common Round Barrows; Hachuring Field

Please read our .


Tumulus (site of), located on Hachuring field, S of A1094. Scheduled.


Grid reference Centred TM 4018 5929 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TM45NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Tumulus (site of), located on Hachuring field, S of A1094. One of a group (see SNP 003, SNP 007). Shown extant on OS map 1:2500, 1887.
1972: no trace (R1).
21 January 1977 : No trace (R1)
1977 : Miss R Copinger-Hill saw it as dark green grass among pale grass (has photographs) see site file.
West Barrow is 1ft high and has a 30ft diameter; its N side is misshapen owing to a track running over it (S1).
1981: Appears to be completely ploughed out (S1).
1984: No sign (S1).
1991: Said to be ploughed and at risk. One barrow ploughed out long ago, another is hollow having been robbed centuries ago. Saxon burial site N of A1094 not scheduled, being studied professionally with the help of EH (S2).

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <M1> (No record type): Barrow survey archive:.
  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM45NW1,.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Preservation Society. 1991. Suffolk Preservation Society Survey. Suff Pres Soc Survey, 1991.
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file.
  • <R2> Bibliographic reference: Martin, E.. 1981. The Barrows of East Anglia.
  • <M3> (No record type): SAM file:.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Dec 10 2010 2:54PM

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.