Monument record RBY 005 - Round Barrow.

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Summary

Round Barrow.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7829 6810 (28m by 26m)
Map sheet TL76NE
Civil Parish RISBY, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

Map

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 Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service.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.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Jul 25 2019 9:31AM

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