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

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Scheduled Monument - Round barrow in Millsail Plantation.


Grid reference Centred TL 9424 8117 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL98SW


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 (6)

  • <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 Unpublished document: Department of the Environment.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.
  • <S4> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments. F1 RSC 27-OCT-77.

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Record last edited

Feb 17 2022 10:18AM

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