Monument record SUT 007 - Group of round barrows, Sutton Hoo; Sutton Mounts; Tumulus E; Mound 4

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Summary

'Mound 4' , contained a central pit 7 feet long, 3 feet wide and 3 feet deep, within this was a spread of cremated bone (human and horse).

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 2884 4867 (25m by 26m)
Map sheet TM24NE
Civil Parish SUTTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

'Mound 4' - 65 feet in diameter and 3-4 feet high, 1964 (S1); 60 feet (18. 25m) in diameter and 3 feet (0.9m) high, 1975 (S2).
Excavated by Basil Brown 1938. Contained a central pit 7 feet long, 3 feet wide and 3 feet deep. Within this was a spread of cremated bone (human and horse), thin bronze bowl fragments with textile adhering and a burnt bone counter (S2).
Basil Brown referred to this site as Tumulus E having lettered the mounds rather than numbering them. Description of his excavation and finds in archvive (S3).
Scheduled

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM24NE2.4.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volumes, card index.
  • <S2> (No record type): Bruce Mitford R, The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial, 1, 1975.
  • <M2> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, VII, 1; LXIV, 68-70; XCVI, 163; cards 367,368,378.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
  • <S5> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. PSIAH 36 (1) 1985 p52, PSIAH 36(2) 1986 p155.

Finds (3)

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Record last edited

Feb 8 2018 11:40AM

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