Monument record MRM 011 - Post Office Research Centre (NE corner)

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Round Barrow - site of (Martlesham Heath Barrow Number 2).


Grid reference Centred TM 2551 4530 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TM24NE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Round Barrow - site of (Martlesham Heath Barrow Number 2).
1838: Three barrows shown on one inch OS map.
1962: There are now no traces of this barrow, which has been completely ploughed out (R1).
1974: Site was excavated. No burials were located, but a considerable quantity of Beaker pottery was recovered, together with flint implements (R2).
For more information on beaker see (S1).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <R1> (No record type): Martin, E.A.. Martin E A, The Excav of Barrows 2, 3, & 4, Martlesham Heath, 1974 E Ang Archaeol, 3, 1976, 17-41.
  • <M1> (No record type): Photographs: slides of excavation.
  • <S1> (No record type): Gibson A M, Beaker Domestic Sites, BAR 107(i), 1982, 198-199.
  • <M2> (No record type): Barrow file:.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM24NE9A.
  • <R2> Bibliographic reference: Martin, E.. 1981. The Barrows of East Anglia.

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Record last edited

May 2 1997 12:00AM

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