Monument record BGL 005 - Site of round barrow, Brightwell Heath
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 2394 4431 (50m by 51m)|
|Civil Parish||BRIGHTWELL, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK|
|Civil Parish||FOXHALL, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (2)
Round Barrow (site of)(S1).
1935: Bowl barrow 22 yards diameter, 3 feet high. No visible ditch (S2). 1953: Bowl barrow with no surface indications of a ditch. Extensively disturbed by tree roots, rabbit holes and military trenches. Top very irregular. 21.0m x 22.5m and 1.06m high. Excavated 1953 by R Gilyard-Beer for Ministry of Works, in advance of its destruction for farming purposes. No structures or burials found. Seven sherds found on the old ground surface, including one possible Neolithic sherd. Other sherds were found in the mound and in disturbed areas, including one possible Beaker sherd. No ditch found (S3)(R1).
1962: Ploughed out, no remains (S4).
1977: Nothing visible (S5).
1994: Site descheduled (S6).
In Foxhall parish following boundary change.
- <R1> SSF12056 (No record type): NMR, Excavation archive, Gilyard-Beer excavation, 1953, microfiche.
- <M1> SSF44326 (No record type): Barrow survey:.
- <S1> SSF50073 Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR, AP TM 2344/1 99D 139V, Crawford Collection 6827.
- <M2> SSF44327 (No record type): Excavation archive: publication original plans.
- <S2> SSF7195 (No record type): Grinsell L V, Notes on Suffolk barrows, Ms in Norwich Castle Museum.
- <M3> SSF50073 Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. AP: NMR TM 2344/1 99D 139V, Crawford Collection 6827.
- <S3> SSF6870 (No record type): Gilyard-Beer R, Devil's Ring, Brightwell Heath, PSIA 35, 1984,(4), 247- 278.
- <S4> SSF50032 Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM24SW3B.
- <S5> SSF19390 (No record type): SAU, Martin E, 1977.
- <S6> SSF5737 (No record type): English Heritage, SAM file 75 No 90727.
- FSF19515: POTTERY (Undated)
- None recorded
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Events/Activities (5)
- Event - Intervention: Excavated by DOE (Gilyard-Beer R) (Ref: DOE (Gilyard-Beer R)) (ESF15645)
- Event - Survey: Site Visit by Grinsell L V (Ref: Grinsell L V) (ESF13071)
- Event - Survey: Site Visit by OS (Ref: OS) (ESF13617)
- Event - Survey: Site Visit by SAU (EM) (Ref: SAU (EM)) (ESF13844)
- Event - Survey: Survey by DOE (Gilyard-Beer R) (Ref: DOE (Gilyard-Beer R)) (ESF14552)
Record last edited
Jun 7 2019 11:30AM