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

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Summary

Round Barrow Marked on OS 1st edition map

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7162 6862 (59m by 61m)
Map sheet TL76NW
Civil Parish HERRINGSWELL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

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 (6)

  • <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 Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service.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 Unpublished document: English Heritage.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

Jul 30 2013 11:15AM

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