Monument record EUN 002 - Round barrow on Rushford Heath; Millsail Plantation

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Summary

Scheduled Monument - Round barrow in Millsail Plantation.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 9424 8117 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL98SW
Civil Parish EUSTON, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Round barrow in Millsail Plantation.
1905: Shown in exact centre of `Millsail Plantation' on OS 25 inch map. Plantation named after shape of plantation rather than presence of mill? 1969: Round barrow, 90 feet diameter, 6 feet high. Covered in mature silver birch (S1).
1976: Spread under brambles and bracken in woodland. Height circa 1.39m, diameter circa 26m (S2).
1981: Very difficult to find as whole area now afforested. Barrow covered in bracken and brambles and old silver birch. Land to W cleared of trees forpig farming.
1986: Dimensions as in 1976. E half of mound looks more spread than W. Barrow covered in bracken and brambles with a few mature birch and young oak (S1). 1991: Marked at risk as trees growing on it (S3).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <M1> (No record type): Barrow survey:.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
  • <S2> (No record type): Martin, E.A.. Martin E A, 1976.
  • <M2> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <S3> (No record type): Suff Pres Soc (Paul Edwards) survey, table of results, 1991.

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Record last edited

Jul 2 2019 4:57PM

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