Monument record MRM 058 - Waldingfield Road

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Possible Bronze Age round barrow, Martlesham parish


Grid reference Centred TM 262 464 (222m by 238m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM24NE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

A possible Bronze Age round barrow, centred on TM 26244638, can be seen as the cropmark of a ring ditch on aerial photographs. Only part of the ring ditch is visible as it is cut by the modern road but the area it encloses could have a diameter of at least 16.5m. The size of the ring ditch and its proximity to another, larger ring ditch identified as a barrow, suggest that it may also be the remains of a Bronze Age round barrow. (S1-S2)
See MRM 087 for the other ring ditch to the west.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2646/6/307 (SF1658) 12-JUL-1979.
  • <S2> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2646/9 (1767/040) 04-JUN-1980.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Oct 21 2004 4:59PM

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