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

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Excavation of site of Sutton Hoo barrow field located various features and finds of Late Bronze Age/Early Iron Age and Late Iron Age date.


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


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Group of Scheduled round barrows, Sutton Hoo.
Ditch and post-holes found in excavations by P Ashbee under Mound 1 (SUT 004). Small amount of pottery associated, including a Belgic sherd (S1, S2). Ditches, post-holes & four posters found in excavations by I Longworth and I Kinnes to the W of Mound 5 (SUT 008) and elsewhere. Some of the pottery is of LBA/EIA Darmsden type (S3).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <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> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.

Finds (2)

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Record last edited

Mar 9 2012 3:13PM

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