Monument record BGL 006 - Eight Round Barrows on Martlesham Heath; Brightwell Heath

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Summary

Round Barrow (site of)(SAM 94a - descheduled).

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 2470 4442 (48m by 33m)
Map sheet TM24SW
Civil Parish BRIGHTWELL, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish FOXHALL, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Round Barrow (site of)(SAM 94a).
1935: Tree covered bowl barrow (S1).
1962: No trace remains of this barrow (S2).
1977: Nothing visible (S3).
1981: Destroyed (S4).
1985: Invisible in flat stubble field (S4).
1991: Three ploughed over (no indication). Three overgrown. One preserved in ploughland, two maintained by residents in private garden, one levelled to make lawn.
1992: Survives as soil mark and visible mound circa 30cm high in ploughed field (S5) & as cropmark (S6).
1994: Site descheduled (S4).
In Foxhall parish following boundary change.

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <S1> (No record type): NWHCM, 1935.
  • <M1> (No record type): Barrow survey:.
  • <R1> Bibliographic reference: Martin, E.. 1981. The Barrows of East Anglia.
  • <M2> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM24SW13B.
  • <S3> (No record type): Martin, E.A.. Martin E, SAU, 1977.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
  • <S5> (No record type): Bamford H (DOE), site visit, January 15 1992.
  • <S6> (No record type): OS, APs 89 045 103 & 92 363 168, 1989 & 1992.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 7 2019 11:41AM

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