Monument record LML 005 - 'Seven Hills' Barrow Group

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Round barrow, part of the 'Seven Hills' group (see ING 004, LML 002, 004). Scheduled


Grid reference Centred TL 8630 7366 (25m by 25m)
Map sheet TL87SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Round barrow, part of the 'Seven Hills' group (see ING 004, LML 002, 004). Situated in a mixed plantation. Excavated by Paley of Ampton Hall (undated)(S1).
1962: Bowl barrow, measures 22.5m in diameter and 1.7m high. No trace of a ditch. Although the large trees which formerly surmounted it have been cut down the mound is covered with undergrowth and there is a large central mutilation (S1).
1969: 5 feet high and 50 feet diameter. Overgrown slit-trench (?) near centre (S2).
1976: In woodland. Many small trees, ferns and brambles on mound, which is 1.59m high and 17.6m in diameter. Hole in the centre of the mound (S3). 1981: 5 feet high and 50 feet diameter, covered in scrubby trees. T-shaped trench on summit (S2).
1986: As in 1981. Ditch ? represented by slight depression on N side. Clump of deciduous trees on summit (S2).
1999: Scheduled area revised (to include LML 002, 004 & ING 004). Details in (S2).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <M1> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL87SE1C.
  • <M2> (No record type): Barrow survey archive:.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: DOE scheduling information.
  • <S3> (No record type): SAU (Martin E), 1976, Barrow Survey.

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Record last edited

Jul 9 2019 4:45PM

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