Monument record HNS 009 - Mound and round barrow of unknown date.

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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'.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 0970 4353 (51m by 50m)
Map sheet TM04SE
Civil Parish HINTLESHAM, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full 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/Archives (4)

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 Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service.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

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 7 2019 5:37PM

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