Monument record BGL 010 - Two Round Barrows W of Foxburrow Plantation

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Scheduled Monument - Round Barrow (adjacent to house).


Grid reference Centred TM 2536 4419 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TM24SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

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).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> (No record type): NWHCM, 1935.
  • <M1> (No record type): Barrow survey:.
  • <M2> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM24SE3A.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Martin, E.. 1981. The Barrows of East Anglia.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.

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Record last edited

Jun 7 2019 1:04PM

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