Monument record BGL 010 - Two Round Barrows W of Foxburrow Plantation
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 2536 4419 (50m by 50m)|
|Civil Parish||BRIGHTWELL, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (2)
Scheduled Round Barrow (adjacent to house).
1935: Large tree covered bowl barrow (3 tumuli here on OS 1 inch map 1838)(S1). Also see BGL 011 & BGL 031.
1962: Bowl barrow completely obscured by tall bracken. It appears to be in good condition and has a diameter of about 20m and a maximum height of about 1m (S2).
1977: 1.98m high, 18m diameter. Covered with fir trees and brambles (S3). 1981: Condition fairly good. Five pine trees and some saplings on barrow, covered in bracken (S4).
1985: Approximately 1.7m high, 18m diameter; smooth profile except to S where mound is first slightly stepped then clipped by ditch and bank running approximately E-W between owner's land and small coniferous plantation. Covered with grass and gorse bushes, 6 mature conifers and 12 newly-planted conifer saplings, put in to replace trees that had blown down the previous winter. A few rabbit holes (S4).
- <S1> SSF12209 (No record type): NWHCM, 1935.
- <M1> SSF43606 (No record type): Barrow survey:.
- <M2> SSF43607 (No record type): SAM file:.
- <S2> SSF50032 Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM24SE3A.
- <S3> SSF5522 Bibliographic reference: Martin, E.. 1981. The Barrows of East Anglia.
- <S4> SSF5242 Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
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Record last edited
Jun 7 2019 1:04PM