Monument record RLM 006 - How or Haugh Hill (Sax)

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Urn, drawing by Davy in British Museum.


Grid reference Centred TM 331 535 (101m by 100m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM35SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Urn, drawing by Davy in British Museum. Folk story of gold crowns (sometimes referred to as found at Mendlesham). Numerous potsherds found before 1837. How or Haugh Hill, named "Hoo Hill" on OS 1:10560 map.
Bruce Mitford considered Saxon urn in Davy M S & story of gold crowns should be located at Hoo Hill Piece - see RLM 016.

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <R1> (No record type): Mitford R B, Saxon Rendlesham, PSIA, 24, 247.
  • <S1> (No record type): OS, map 1:10560, undated.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volumes.
  • <R2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM35SW5,.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, XIII, 1, 5-8; LXXVII, 7.
  • <R3> (No record type): Davy D E, manuscript, BL manuscript dept, additions to the manuscript.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Meaney, A.. 1964. A Gazetteer of Early Anglo-Saxon Burial Sites.
  • <S5> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments. F1 JRL 26-MAR-73.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 23 2021 12:50PM

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