Monument record NAC 008 - Seven Hills Round Barrows; Hobbin's Belt

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Round Barrow - Part of Seven Hills group (see also BUC 006, 007, FXL 011, NAC 004-007, 009-013). Scheduled.


Grid reference Centred TM 2262 4110 (26m by 24m)
Map sheet TM24SW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Round Barrow - Part of Seven Hills group (see also BUC 006, 007, FXL 011, NAC 004-007, 009-013).
1764: Barrows opened. "Ashes were found in some. One disclosed pieces of apparently human bone" (R2)(S3).
Numerous (more than 7) round tumuli, some of considerable size. The 1836 1 inch OS map marks 11 of them (S3).
1962: G (OS reference) - In good condition, 22m in diameter E-W x 24m transversely, 0. 9m high. Within woodland (S1).
1976: Tree & bracken covered. 28m diameter, 1.2m high (S2). 1981: Elm, oak, pine some bracken (S3).
1986: Under mature deciduous and coniferous trees, including a large oak near the centre, some bracken. Dimensions as above (S3).
1993: Stands to a height of 1.2m and covers a sub-circular area measuring circa 26m NS by 24m EW. Scheduled area redefined to include NAC 007 in November 1993 (S3).

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <M1> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM24SW15G.
  • <R1> Bibliographic reference: Martin, E.. 1981. The Barrows of East Anglia.
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, Martin E, 1976.
  • <R2> (No record type): Wooderspoon J, Memorials of Ipswich, 1850.
  • <M2> (No record type): Barrow survey:.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.

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Jul 25 2019 11:05AM

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