Monument record RBY 003 - Round Barrow. (BA)

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Round Barrow.


Grid reference Centred TL 7761 6783 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL76NE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Round Barrow.
A barrow in this vicinity opened by Sir Thomas Gage ante 1820 , wood ashes found (R2).
1869: Excavations by W Greenwell, produced only Saxon finds (R3).
Still shown as mound on 1958 OS map (S1).
1959: Sherd of BA urn and un-urned cremation found in 1959 excavation, also flints (R4).
1976: Nothing visible.
1977: Ploughed virtually flat.
See also Sax and RBY 004.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> (No record type): OS, 1:10560 map, TL 76 NE, 1958.
  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL76NE2,.
  • <R2> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 2, 1859, 208.
  • <R3> (No record type): Greenwell W, Examination of Suffolk Tumuli - Risby, Quart J Suffolk Inst Archaeol, 1869, 37.
  • <R4> (No record type): Edwardson A R, Further Excavations on Tumuli at Risby, 1959, PSIA, 28, pt 2, 153-60.
  • <R5> (No record type): Lawson, A.J., Martin, E. & Priddy, D.. 1981. The Barrows of East Anglia. Lawson A J, Martin E A, Priddy D, The Barrows of East Anglia, EAA 12, 1981.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Dec 6 2010 2:21PM

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