Monument record MNL 247 - Mound of unknown date.

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Summary

Mound, roughly circular with ?C19 brick & flint gazebo on top, in garden on W side of Bargate House.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6782 7491 (78m by 64m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL67SE
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Mound, roughly circular with ?C19 brick & flint gazebo on top, in garden on W side of Bargate House. E & S of large chalk pit (early ?C19 - pre-dates 1851 Tithe Map) with semi- circular `ditch', circa 50m diameter shown on NW side of OS 1:10560 map (S1). Not shown on poor quality Tithe Map. Definitely artificial mound but date unknown, possibly garden feature of Bargate House. No evidence for ice house or lime kiln.
Identified in 1923 by Claude Morley as site of `Clovesho' when surrounding gully labelled as `moat' (S2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> (No record type): OS, 1:10560 map, TL 67 SE, 1958.
  • <S2> (No record type): Morley C, `Clovesho' PSIA, 18, 1923, (2), 106-122, plan.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 19 2013 1:38PM

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