Monument record SUT 038 - Group of round barrows, Sutton Hoo; Sutton Mounts (Neo)

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Group of Round Barrows, Sutton Hoo.


Grid reference Centred TM 288 487 (228m by 385m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM24NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Group of Round Barrows, Sutton Hoo.
Excavations by P Ashbee under Mound 1 (see SUT 004) produced plain wares and a possible Grooved Ware sherd, also worked flint, including a leaf-shaped arrowhead and scrapers (S1)(S2).
Excavations by I Longworth and I Kinnes to the west of Mound 5 (see SUT 008) produced evidence of post-holes and a small pit. Finds included plain wares, Peterborough Ware (Ebbsfleet/Early Mortlake), and Grooved Ware, also worked flints (S3).
Excavations by M Carver, outside the scheduled area on the east side, produced evidence of shallow pits (S2).
IPSMG card (S4) refers to Neo or BA finds collected from mound area and includes `Also one horn core ? goat, and limb bone'. This latter is a mislocation of SUT 043.

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <S1> (No record type): Bruce Mitford R, The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial, 1, 1975, 29-30.
  • <M1> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <S2> (No record type): Ellison A, Bull Sutton Hoo Res Comm 4, 1986, 38-39.
  • <S3> (No record type): Longworth, I.H. & Kinnes, I.A.. Longworth I H and Kinnes I A, Sutton Hoo Excavations 1966, 1968-1970, Brit Mus Occ Paper 23, 1980.
  • <S4> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1949-177.
  • <S5> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
  • <S6> Unpublished document: Survey. Topographic of site & surrounding area, University of York, May 1995.
  • <S7> Photograph: Air Photographs. NAU, TM 288 487, JGB 8-12, 20 July 1992.

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Record last edited

Mar 9 2012 3:14PM

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