Monument record BGL 014 - Dobb's Corner
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 2367 4503 (25m by 25m)|
|Civil Parish||BRIGHTWELL, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (2)
Round Barrow (site of) (one of a group of 5 - see FXL 016; BGL 015-018; also see FXL 015)
1919: South-westernmost of those excavated and mapped by members of Ipswich & District Field Club. 40 feet in diameter, 3 feet high, surrounding ditch 10 feet wide. No burials were found, but an area of burning was discovered in the mound towards the centre. A beaker sherd decorated with cord impressions and stab marks and cinerary urn sherds were recovered. Also worked flints (R2)(R3).
1962: Barrow levelled to within 0.2m of ground level and with diameter of 13m. Turf covered. Now virtually destroyed (S1).
1977: Nothing visible. Area of bracken and gorse.
For further discussion of beaker sherds and other pottery see (S2).
- <M1> SSF42263 (No record type): Barrow survey:.
- <S1> SSF50032 Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM24NW25C.
- <R1> SSF5522 Bibliographic reference: Martin, E.. 1981. The Barrows of East Anglia.
- <R2> SSF17569 (No record type): Reid Moir J, The Excavation of two tumuli on Brightwell Heath, Suff, J Ipswich & District Field Club.
- <S2> SSF6847 (No record type): Gibson A M, Beaker Domestic Sites, BAR 107(i), 1982, p 117-8.
- <R3> SSF50070 Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1920-19.15.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Aug 30 2017 1:53PM