Monument record BUC 022 - Ring ditch, possibly the remains of a Bronze-Age round barrow, visible as a cropmark.

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Summary

A ring ditch, possibly the remains of a round barrow of Bronze Age date, is visible as a cropmark to the south west of Bucklesham.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 2374 4190 (39m by 37m)
Map sheet TM24SW
Civil Parish BUCKLESHAM, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Ring ditch. Single circle, circa 30m diameter, part of group (also BUC 002, 003, 021 & 023) within cropmark complex BUC 012 (S1)(S2).
Formerly part of BUC 012.
A ring ditch circa 30 metres in diameter, possibly the remains of a round barrow of Bronze Age date, is visible as a cropmark to the south west of Bucklesham, centred on circa TM 237419. The ditch is between 2 and 3.5 metres wide. No central features can be seen on the aerial photographs. This ring ditch may have formed a cemetery group with the other ring ditches in this area, mentioned above. (S3-S)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> (No record type): RCHME, AP TM 2341/7/301, June 1976.
  • <M1> (No record type): APs: RCHME TM 2341/7/301; SAU ARE 1, ACQ 23, 24, 26 & 27, ACS 28, ACX 12.
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, APs ARE 1, Aug 1983; ACQ 23, 24, 26 & 27, July 1975; ACS 28, July 1976; ACX 12, June 1976.
  • <S3> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 106G/LA/23 4033-4 06-JUL-1944.
  • <S4> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 58/80 ii 5233-4 28-jul-1948.
  • <S5> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2341/1/228-9 (956) 07-JUL-1976.
  • <S6> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2342/27/316 (SF1658) 12-JUL-1979.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 19 2013 10:53AM

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