Monument record LVT 003 - 8 Round Barrows on Levington Heath
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 2452 4054 (25m by 25m)|
|Civil Parish||LEVINGTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (2)
8 Round Barrows on Levington Heath.
1959: Diameter 30 yds, height 4 ft. No visible ditch. Lightly ploughed (S1).
1962: Bowl barrow much reduced and spread by the plough. Under corn stubble. No visible ditch. One of two. 23m in diameter, 1.1m high. 1981: Visible under crop. Height less than above (S1).
1983: Destroyed (S1).
1992: Still visible as low mound, between 25-40cm high, in field (S2). 1993: Still visible, 0.4m high, c. 24m diameter (S3).
A Bronze Age round barrow is visible on aerial photographs of 1944 as an earthwork and later as a cropmark on Levington Heath, Levington parish, centred on circa TM24524053 (S4 - S5). The barrow is visible as a mound up to 23 metres in diameter, but no clearly defined ditch, berm or external bank can be seen. By 1987 the barrow is visible only as a pale cropmark (S7).
- <M1> SSF42962 (No record type): SAM file:.
- <S1> SSF5242 Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
- <R1> SSF5522 Bibliographic reference: Martin, E.. 1981. The Barrows of East Anglia.
- <R2> SSF50032 Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM24SW20.
- <S2> SSF993 (No record type): Bamford H (DOE), site visit, January 17 1992.
- <S3> SSF5673 (No record type): EH Scheduling information.
- <S4> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 106G/LA/15 3045 28-MAY-1944.
- <S5> SSF50066 Photograph: OS, AP. OS 87/146 8947-8 11-SEP-1987.
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Events/Activities (6)
- Event - Survey: Site Visit by DOE (Corbishley M J) (Ref: DOE (Corbishley M J)) (ESF13800)
- Event - Survey: Site Visit by DOE (Paterson H) (Ref: DOE (Paterson H)) (ESF13535)
- Event - Survey: Site Visit by EH (Ref: EH) (ESF13936)
- Event - Survey: Site Visit by SAU (EM) (Ref: SAU (EM)) (ESF12863)
- Event - Survey: Survey by OS (Ref: OS) (ESF14475)
- Event - Interpretation: The Aggregate Landscape of Suffolk: The Archaeological Resource (NMP) (EXS18925)
Record last edited
Jun 7 2019 11:09AM