Monument record THB 004 - Barrow, or C18 landscaping feature ? Circa 15 feet high, 25 feet in diameter, beside road in corner of wood.

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Summary

Barrow, or C18 landscaping feature ? Circa 15 feet high, 25 feet in diameter, beside road in corner of wood.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 4475 6462 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TM46SW
Civil Parish THEBERTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Barrow, or C18 landscaping feature ? Circa 15 feet high, 25 feet in diameter, beside road in corner of wood (S1).
Possible C18 folly, covered in trees, mound height 5.32m , diameter 23m (S2).
Note: on 1880s OS map within landscape park S of Theberton House which appears to be named "Mount Ho[use]" on Hodskinson's 1783 map (S3), possibly suggesting an earlier date.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> (No record type): Sherlock D, December 1976.
  • <M1> (No record type): Barrow survey: archive.
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, Martin E, barrow survey, 28 January 1977.
  • <M2> (No record type): Photograph: AFD 9.
  • <S3> Map: J Hodskinson. 1783. The County of Suffolk Surveyed.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 15 2016 9:40AM

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