Monument record NBN 003 - Possible Bronze-Age round barrow, visible as a partial cropmark.

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Summary

A possible round barrow of Bronze Age date can be seen as a partial cropmark on aerial photographs to the west of Newbourne village, Newbourne parish.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 2603 4309 (33m by 52m)
Map sheet TM24SE
Civil Parish NEWBOURNE, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Ring ditch, about two thirds visible, circa 30m in diameter. One of four in same field (see NBN 002, 004 & 022) and three in adjoining field (NBN 005, 006, & 016).
A possible round barrow of Bronze Age date can be seen as a partial cropmark on aerial photographs, centred on circa TM260431 to the west of Newbourne village, Newbourne parish. The eastern and western sides of the ring ditch are not visible as cropmarks but the visible sections show a circular site with a diameter of approximately 25 metres. (S2, S3)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <R1> (No record type): Post Office Research Centre, Martlesham Heath, AP, Run 1, HSL UK 70 1034 26 June 1970, photos 0148, .
  • <S1> Photograph: Essex County Council. Air Photograph. Essex C C, Strachen D, AP, CP/96/17/14, 13 June 1996.
  • <S2> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2543/10 (4505/5) 14-JUL-1989.
  • <S3> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2643/11 (4698/24A) 28-MAY-1990.
  • <S4> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2543/16 (4578/10) 28/MAY/1990.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 20 2013 2:28PM

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