Monument record HGW 004 - Round barrow of unknown date, marked on the OS 1st edition map.

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Round Barrow Marked on OS 1st edition map


Grid reference Centred TL 7162 6862 (59m by 61m)
Map sheet TL76NW


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Round Barrow (?)
1837: Marked on OS 1st edition map.
6 inch scale OS map shows two small 100 feet contour rings (HGW 004 & 005) and a larger 100 feet contour area to the SE of them. The whole group forming a line 380m long running NE-SW, to the E of Warrenhill Farm (Tithe Farm on 1836 Tithe Map).
1977: A large round barrow lying on the edge of a S facing ridge under plough. Maximum diameter 48.0m, 1.6m high. No trace of a ditch (S1). The three mounds on the 6 inch map are perhaps the "Threhowes" mentioned in a C14 document relating to Herringswell (R1).
April 1999: Scheduled (together with HGW 005). Details in (S2).

Sources/Archives (7)

  • --- Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <R1> (No record type): Livett, R.G.C.. Livett R G C, Some C14 documents relating to Herringswell, E Ang Notes & Queries, NS X, 1903-1904, 1.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL76NW5A.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file.
  • <M2> (No record type): Barrow index:.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: English Heritage. English Heritage, Scheduling Information.
  • <M3> Scheduling record: English Heritage. Scheduled Ancient Monument file. SAM file (S2).

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Record last edited

Oct 22 2021 2:21PM

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