Monument record WRW 059 - Possible Round Barrow, Kings Forest, Wordwell

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Summary

A possible Bronze Age Round Barrow is seen as an earthwork on aerial photographs and visualised lidar data. The mound is approximately 30m in diameter and most likely relates to a Bronze Barrow. The possible barrow is in close relation to a further possible Bronze Age Barrow to the east (WSW 206) and a scheduled Barrow (WSW 013) to the west.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 8134 7267 (38m by 34m)
Map sheet TL87SW
Civil Parish WORDWELL, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Rather denuded round mound/barrow earthwork of circa 30m diameter in centre of Forestry compartment. Shows on LIDAR 2m resolution image (S1).

October 2019. Breckland National Mapping Programme.
A possible Bronze Age Round Barrow is seen as an earthwork on aerial photographs and visualised lidar data (S2-S3). The mound is approximately 30m in diameter and most likely relates to a Bronze Barrow. The possible Barrow is in close relation to a further possible Bronze Age Barrow to the east (WSW 206) and a scheduled Barrow (WSW 013) to the west. The mound is not recorded on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map (S4). The monument polygon has been amended to correlate with the location of the feature on the visualised lidar data.
J.Powell (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 24th October 2019.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Digital archive: Environment Agency. c1999-2012. LIDAR jpg images (EA).
  • <S2> Vertical Aerial Photograph: Vertical aerial photograph. RAF/106G/UK/889 RS 4017-4018 05-OCT-1945 (HEA Original Print).
  • <S3> LIDAR Airborne Survey: LIDAR airborne survey. LIDAR Kings Forest Research 0.5m DTM 15-JUL-2015 (BNG Project, FC England, Fugro Geospatial).
  • <S4> Map: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey Map. First Edition Ordnance Survey Map.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Mar 12 2020 9:30AM

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