Monument record BML 015 - Sutton Hoo

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Summary

Mound in grounds of and to N of Sutton Hoo mansion.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 2890 4929 (50m by 50m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM24NE
Civil Parish BROMESWELL, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish SUTTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Mound in grounds of and to N of Sutton Hoo mansion. Sub circular with slight tail(?) to NE(?) and damaged(?) to SW. An oil tank lies SW of this damaged area. Circa 1.5m high and 10m diameter (S1). Possible barrow or clapper mound?
Just to S of `Bromeswell bucket' site - see BML 009.
Oct-Nov 2000: following insertion of a storm-water drain across the site of the mound the line of the 6m wide back-filled trench was scanned for finds but nothing of interest was recovered (S2, filed under SUT 036 which was also monitored).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Wade K, February 1996.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Atfield, R.. 2008. Monitoring Report Generic. Anderson S & Newman J, SCCAS, No 2001/12, January 2001, map.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Jun 7 2019 1:56PM

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