Monument record BGL 014 - Dobb's Corner

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Round Barrow (site of) (one of a group - see FXL 016; BGL 015-018) 1919: Excavated by members of Ipswich & District Field Club.


Grid reference Centred TM 2367 4503 (25m by 25m)
Map sheet TM24NW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

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).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <M1> (No record type): Barrow survey:.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM24NW25C.
  • <R1> Bibliographic reference: Martin, E.. 1981. The Barrows of East Anglia.
  • <R2> (No record type): Reid Moir J, The Excavation of two tumuli on Brightwell Heath, Suff, J Ipswich & District Field Club.
  • <S2> (No record type): Gibson A M, Beaker Domestic Sites, BAR 107(i), 1982, p 117-8.
  • <R3> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1920-19.15.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Aug 30 2017 1:53PM

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