Monument record GAZ 001 - Pin Farm Round Barrow; Gallow Field (Tithe) (BA)
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|Grid reference||Centred TL 7240 6727 (35m by 38m)|
|Civil Parish||GAZELEY, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (3)
Pin Farm Round Barrow.
1935: Slade Bottom - bowl, ploughed (R3)
1969: 0.6m high; ditch 40m in diameter, 5m wide; ploughed. Excavation revealed 16 burials; central grave had been robbed by previous excavators and only contained a few fragments of bone, a sherd of BA pottery and the end of an amber bead. Other graves: bones of a child (10-12); bones of adult female; bones of adult male and adolescent female; child (circa 8). Cremations: adult female (?) with sherds of collared urn; adult ? female; adult ? female; youth; child (2-4) under collared urn; adult ? female & male; young adult female (R2).
1977: Mound 28m in diameter, 0,6m high; ploughed (S1).
1986: Visible as a rise in a field of barley and in a farm track which runs over its E half. Also marked by increased density of non-artefactual flint. Dimensions difficult to estimate: perhaps 0.5m high and 30m in diameter (S1).
1840 Tithe map shows stylistic depiction of round barrow - located in arable field (S3).
February 1998: scheduled area revised(?) - details in (S1).
For gallows see GAZ Misc.
See also IA.
- <M1> SSF46729 (No record type): SAM file:.
- <R1> SSF50032 Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL76NW7.
- <S1> SSF5242 Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
- <R2> SSF15957 (No record type): Petersen F, The Excavation of an early Bronze Age cemetery at Pin Farm, Gazeley, PSIA, 33, 1973, (1).
- <S2> SSF18835 (No record type): SAU, APs AGI 14, AJM 13.
- <M2> SSF46730 (No record type): Barrow index:.
- <R3> SSF12173 Museum Record Card: Norwich Castle Museum. Various?. NWHCM.
- <M3> SSF50071 Photograph: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Air Photograph. APs: AGI 14, AJM 13.
- <S3> SSF6779 Map: 1840/42. Gazeley Tithe Map & Apportionment. Gazeley Tithe map, 1840, SRO(B) T156/2.
- <R4> SSF12985 (No record type): OS, AP 76/060/115, May 1976.
- <S4> SSF59794 Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
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Record last edited
Oct 22 2021 2:50PM