HNS 009 - Mound and round barrow of unknown date.

SHER Number:HNS 009
Name:Mound and round barrow of unknown date.
Type of Record:Monument
Grid Reference:TM 0970 4353
Parish:HINTLESHAM, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Summary

According to a monthly serial on Hintleshams history written for the church magazine in 1920/1921 by Miss Deane, the chiefs (sic) of the early British encampment (sic)(HNS 010) `are buried under the old oak growing on the tumulus at the head of Brick Kiln Lane'.

Monument Types

Designated Status: none recorded

Description

According to a monthly serial on Hintleshams history written for the church magazine in 1920/1921 by Miss Deane, the chiefs (sic) of the early British encampment (sic)(HNS 010) `are buried under the old oak growing on the tumulus at the head of Brick Kiln Lane' (S1)(R1).
The oak tree still stands `on a bump - & Hintlesham lore has it that soldiers are buried beneath it' (S1).
Location marked on HER map after small mound with tree shown on 6 inch map (S2) and after description of location in (S1).

Sources and Further Reading

[S1]SSF10615 - (No record type): Lorford, A.. Lorford Mrs A, letter to SAU, 1990.
[M1]SSF50072 - Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
[R1]SSF7502 - (No record type): Hintlesham Church Magazine, 1920/1921.
[S2]SSF12917 - (No record type): OS, 6 inch map, TM 04 SE, circa 1958.

Associated Finds: None recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 5 2013 1:20PM
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