Monument record RBY 004 - Round Barrow. (BA)

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Summary

Round Barrow.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7761 6789 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL76NE
Civil Parish RISBY, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Round Barrow.
1869: 18.3m diameter, 1.5m high. ? Primary, central contracted inhumation in shallow grave. Four other undated secondary inhumations. Cremation in collared urn.
1959: Circa 18.3m diameter, 0.9m high, ploughed. Flint pick and blade only found. Possible chalk curb.
1976: Ploughed, nothing visible.
1977: Diameter 30m, maximum height 1m. Ploughed. (OS 1977). Destroyed by road on SW side (R1).
See also IA, RBY 003.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL76NE2.
  • <R1> (No record type): Greenwell W, Examination of Suffolk Tumuli - Risby, Quart J Suffolk Inst Archaeol, 1869, 37.
  • <R2> (No record type): Fox C, Archaeology of Cambridge Region, 33.
  • <R3> (No record type): Edwardson A R, Further excavations on tumuli at Risby, 1959, PSIA 28, pt 2, (1959), 153-60.
  • <R4> (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

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (4)

Record last edited

Dec 5 1996 12:00AM

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