Monument record SUT 020 - Long Barrow on Sutton Common (Neo)

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Summary

Long Barrow (supposed) but much more likely to be a rabbit warren mound (see PMed) - on edge of woodland. Scheduled Monument.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 31386 47687 (132m by 132m)
Map sheet TM34NW
Civil Parish SUTTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Long Barrow (supposed) but much more likely to be a rabbit warren mound (see PMed) - on edge of woodland.
1.74m high, 13.5m wide, 44.5m long. Orientated approximately NW-SE. Has a ditch, now circa 0.45m deep, only on the N side. Has a trench cut into its N side (S1)(S2). Scheduled Monument.
1981: Barrow covered in bracken with two birch and 1 small oak tree on summit. Ditch visible on NE and trench at the N. Area is now countryside park (S1).
Also PMed.

Sources/Archives (8)

  • --- Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments. F1 RD 02-FEB-82.
  • <M1> (No record type): APs: AFP 2-5.
  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM34NW11.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
  • <R2> (No record type): SAU, AP AFP 2-5.
  • <M2> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Lawson A J, Martin E A & Priddy D. 1981. The Barrows of East Anglia. 21 & microfiche.
  • <S2> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

Aug 19 2021 4:02PM

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