Monument record RBY 005 - Round Barrow.

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Round Barrow.


Grid reference Centred TL 7829 6810 (28m by 26m)
Map sheet TL76NE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Round Barrow. Shown on OS 25 inch (S1) and 6 inch (S2) maps (S3), also OS 1st edition, c.1838 (S8).
1869: Two barrows on Long Heath Field were excavated by W Greenwell (S5).
This barrow was formerly considered to be one of these, however, Tithe Map showing `Long Heath' (centred at TL 7830 6780)(S3)(S6) suggests these were probably RBY 006 and 016.
1958: Still shown as upstanding barrow on OS 6 inch map (S2).
1962: Barrow reduced by the plough to low, spread, unsurveyable mound (S3).
1976: Under plough, fence built across it. Height circa 0.43m, diameter circa 28m (S7).
1977: Now completely levelled, leaving no evidence on the ground (S3).

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <S1> (No record type): OS, 25 inch map (2nd ed), 1904.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: Afforestation proposal/application.
  • <S2> (No record type): OS, 6 inch map, TL 76 NE, 1958.
  • <S3> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL76NE3A.
  • <S4> (No record type): Martin, E.A.. Martin E A, EAA, 3, 1976, 60.
  • <S5> (No record type): Greenwell W, Examination of Suffolk Tumuli - Risby, Quat J Suff Inst Archael, 1869, 38-40.
  • <S6> Map: 1839/40. Risby Tithe Map and Apportionment. Tithe Map: Risby 1840, Bury Record Office.
  • <S7> (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 E Anglia, EAA 12, 1981.
  • <S8> Cartographic materials: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey, 1st edition 1" map. c.1838.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 25 2019 9:31AM

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