Monument record HAD 009 - Double ringed Bronze-Age round barrow, visible as a cropmark. (BA)

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Barrow, cropmark of double ring, N of Cosford Bridge, excavated partially in advance of sub-soiling.


Grid reference Centred TM 0132 4480 (33m by 28m)
Map sheet TM04SW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Barrow, cropmark of double ring, N of Cosford Bridge, excavated partially in advance of sub-soiling. 57 feet (circa 17m) diameter, slightly ovular in shape. Inner ditch 7 feet by 1 foot 6 inches deep. In ditch filling:- unaccompanied cremation in a collared urn, disturbed by plough, only 2-3% of skeleton of a young person collected.
Outer ditch 5 feet from inner one, on W side possible break in outer ditch and formation of a causeway over inner ditch.
Centre of barrow had a robber trench, 7 feet by 9 feet, possible remains of a cremation urn. Only fill of robber trench investigated.
See also IA, Rom, Sax.+

Sources/Archives (10)

  • <M1> Photograph: CUCAP. CUCAP aerial photograph. APs: CUCAP BYC 41, Wymer J; NMR TM 0144/3/208 (under Kersey 002);.
  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM04SW14.
  • <S1> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR, AP TM 0144/3/208, July 1979.
  • <M2> (No record type): SAU AED 18.
  • <S2> Photograph: CUCAP. CUCAP aerial photograph. CUCAP, AP BYC 49.
  • <R2> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 33.2, 1974, 109-115.
  • <S3> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1971-163, 1971.
  • <R3> Bibliographic reference: Martin, E.. 1981. The Barrows of East Anglia.
  • <S4> (No record type): SAU, AP AED 18, copy of McMasters 39.
  • <R4> (No record type): Wymer J, AP, 1977.

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Protected Status/Designation

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Record last edited

Jul 30 2013 8:38AM

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