Monument record RBY 008 - Risby Poor's Heath round barrows

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Round Barrow.


Grid reference Centred TL 7927 6847 (29m by 32m)
Map sheet TL76NE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Round Barrow.
In NE corner of heath. 5 feet high, 50 feet diameter. Growing gorse. Many rabbit holes (S1).
1976: Alongside trackway, not in a field. Grass, gorse and a thorn bush growing on it. Height 1.19m, diameter 27.5m (S2).
1977: Diameter 25.5m, height 1.3m. Flakes and burnt flint noticed (S3). 1981: Badly eroded, cut by track on E side (S1).
See also RBY 007, FMP 002, 003.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • --- Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <M1> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, Martin E, 1976.
  • <S3> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL76NE1.
  • <S4> (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.

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Oct 19 2021 11:16AM

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