Monument record BGL 017 - Site of an Anglo Saxon barrow containing a scatter of artefacts including a bead and a bracelet.

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Summary

Barrow (site of) - one of group.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 2366 4503 (25m by 25m)
Map sheet TM24NW
Civil Parish BRIGHTWELL, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description


Barrow (site of) - one of group of 5 - between BGL 015 and BGL 014. See also BGL 014-6 & 018 & FXL 016; also see FXL 015).
1919: Excavated by Ipswich & District Field Club in May. Approximately 17 feet in diameter, 3 feet high. Found to contain a bronze bowl containing cremated bones, a bone comb with iron rivets, two ornamental bone discs, a portion of ivory bracelet, two glass beads (S2), potsherds, two flint scrapers and burnt clay. Ascribed to Anglo Saxon period. No 3 on 1921 plan (R1).
1962: 'F' - no trace of this barrow (S1).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <M1> (No record type): Photographs: BFL 5, 14, 15.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM24NW25F.
  • <R1> (No record type): J Ipswich & District Field Club, 6, 1921, 1-14.
  • <S2> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1920-20.
  • <R2> Bibliographic reference: Martin, E.. 1981. The Barrows of East Anglia.

Finds (8)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 30 2017 1:54PM

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