Monument record KNE 001 - Hut Hill

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Round Barrow. Scheduled Monument.


Grid reference Centred TL 9546 8023 (101m by 100m)
Map sheet TL98SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Round Barrow on Hut Hill. Scheduled with round barrow in Brick Kiln Covert (KNE 002). 1962: A mound about 7 feet high and 100 feet in diameter on an isolated knoll on the heath. There is a suggestion of a ditch (S1). 1969: 30.5m diameter, 2.1m high (S1).
1976: On Knettishall Heath. Rough grass and bracken, one large fir and saplings. Mound height 2.39m, diameter circa 30m (S2).
1981: Mound as stated 7 feet high and 100 feet diameter. One large pine with roots exposed by sand erosion, liable to fall. Some deciduous saplings. E side grass with bracken, cut by footpath. Slight depression on summit. Ditch mentioned in 1962 not really visible (S1).
1986: Dimensions as in 1976. Traces of ditch to N. Tangential footpath to E, 2nd footpath running E-W over mound. Single mature pine (barely alive) and likely to cause damage when it falls. Mound otherwise covered with grass, brambles, bracken, coniferous and deciduous saplings (S1). 1991: Maintained, situated in private wood and not visible from road. Accessible to public.
February 1999: Scheduled area revised (S1).

Sources/Archives (10)

  • <R1> (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, E Anglia Arch Report 12, 1981.
  • <M1> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: DOE scheduling information.
  • <S2> (No record type): Martin, E.A.. Martin E A, 1976.
  • <R2> (No record type): SAU, AP AEC 7.
  • <M2> (No record type): Barrow survey archive:.
  • <M3> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volume (photograph).
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, XCVI, 92 (photograph from the ground of Hut Hill).
  • <M4> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: Knettishall Heath County Park Management Report, Sussams K,.
  • <M5> (No record type): October 1995.

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Record last edited

Jul 7 2019 6:40PM

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