Monument record SUT 005 - Group of round barrows, Sutton Hoo ; Sutton Mounts; Tumulus D; Mound 2

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Summary

`Mound 2' - excavated by Basil Brown 1938 with disturbed boat burial.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 2884 4880 (25m by 25m)
Map sheet TM24NE
Civil Parish SUTTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

`Mound 2' - 100 feet (30m) in diameter and 7 feet (2.1m) high, 1964 and 1975 (S1) and (S2).
Excavated in 1938 by Basil Brown. Contained a boat with a truncated end, 22.5 feet long and 6 feet wide. Evidence of a disturbed burial, gilt bronze, iron and glass fragments recovered (S2).
Brown's trench re-excavated by M Carver 1984 - 1985.
For prehistoric finds from under the mound see SUT 038.
Basil Brown recorded site as Tumulus D, having lettered rather than numbered the mounds. Details of excavation are to be found in archive (S3).
Scheduled Monument.
Excavations (S5)(S6)

Sources/Archives (10)

  • --- Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. PSIAH 37(2), 1990, p163-4.
  • <R1> (No record type): BSHRO/3/1985/1-3.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM24NE2.2,.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volumes, card index.
  • <S2> (No record type): Bruce Mitford R, The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial, vol 1, 1975, 137-229.
  • <M2> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <R2> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA/86/1986/155.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, VII, 3-6; XIII, 12; LXIV, 48,50,60-68; XCVI, 163; card 365.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
  • <S5> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. PSIAH 36 (1) 1985 p52, PSIAH 36(2) 1986 p155, PSIAH 37(1) 1989 p76.

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Jul 16 2013 4:26PM

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