Monument record IPS 031 - Bronze Age Barrow on Fox's Heath, Ipswich.
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 2015 4100 (21m by 21m)|
|Civil Parish||IPSWICH, IPSWICH, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (2)
1976? Field Survey. Barrow circa 36m in diameter, circa 0.64m high, situated in the middle of a ploughed field. A flint scraper was found on mound (S1).
1978: Excavation 1978 by L Elmhirst for Suffolk Archaeological Unit, prior to the destruction for the Ipswich Southern By-Pass (A45 now A14). A 1.5m trench across the mound failed to find any ditches. A larger area opened up at the centre failed to reveal any burials, but there was a scatter of Bronze Age pottery sherds, including some of Beaker type (S2).
2001-2004: Suffolk Coast The Bronze Age barrow described in (S1) and (S2) ia visible as a soilmark and slight earthwork on aerial photographs, located at TM 20154100 on Fox's Heath, Ipswich. The mark visible on the aerial photographs is 17m in diameter, (S3, S4).
Originally numbered NAC 017?
See also (S5-S7)
- <S1> SSF19326 Source Unchecked: Loader T. 1976. SAU, Leader T A, field survey, 1976.. SAU, Leader T A, field survey, 1976.
- <S2> SSF55341 Article in serial: Balkwill, C.J. & Martin, E.A.. 1979. Archaeology in Suffolk 1978. XXXIV (3). PSIA 34, pt 3, 1979, 219.
- <S3> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 106G/LA/22 4091-4092 06-JUL-1944.
- <S4> SXS50090 Photograph: Meridian Airmaps Ltd. Meridian - Air Photograph. MAL/73044 140-141 22-AUG-1973.
- <S5> SSF35176 (No record type): Photograph : SAU ECO 9.
- <S6> SSF35177 Source Unchecked: 1978. Excavation archive: Bronze Age Barrow on Fox's Heath, Ipswich.. Excavation archive:.
- <S7> SSF18475 Photograph: Aerial Photograph 14. SAU, AP AGF 14.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Jun 18 2018 8:46AM