Poorly Located Find Spot record WLY 025 - Bronza Age urn, Westley Heath

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Urn containing human bones (cremation?) in a shallow tumulus. Formerly recorded as WLY MISC


Grid reference TL 82 65 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL86NW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

".... found at Westley, and also an early British cinerary urn, containing human bones, the urn having been discovered in a shallow tumulus in Old Heath", listed as being contributed by Mr Robert Burrell for temporary exhibition at the Athenaeum, Bury St Edmunds, in February, 1890 (S1)(R1). This barrow may be Fornham All Saints 7 (ring ditch), or Bury St Edmunds 2 (site of tumulus), both of which are probably in area of Westley 'Old Heath'.

Formerly recorded as WLY MISC

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 7, 1890, (2), 214.
  • <R1> (No record type): Fox C, Archaeol of the Cambridge Region, 1923, 328.
  • <R2> (No record type): BSEMH.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:46AM

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