Monument record BRG 001 - Catteshill Tumulus (Rom)

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IA/Rom midden (excavated 1957), marked 'Catteshill (Tumulus)(site of)' on OS maps from 1920s and later.


Grid reference Centred TL 8847 6541 (51m by 50m)
Map sheet TL86NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Marked as 'Catteshill (Tumulus) (site of)', on OS maps from 1920s (S2) (S3).
1957: partially destroyed mound shown to be IA/Rom midden [rather than barrow] by excavation by AR Edwardson (Moyses Hall Museum). C1 pottery sherds, lava quern fragments, bones of cattle (S1)(S4).
1970: site only, now crossed by a farm track, only a very slight lift in the land is evident (S1).
Possibly also gallows site - see Med.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL86NE8, 15.
  • <S2> (No record type): OS, 1:10560 map, 1958.
  • <S3> Map: OS. OS Map. OS, 1:2,500 map, 1926.
  • <S4> Article in serial: Smedley, N. and F. A. Aberg. 1957. Archaeology in Suffolk 1957. Archaeol in Suffolk 1957, PSIA 27, 1957, 178.
  • <S5> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments. F1 BHS 04-MAR-70.
  • <S6> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Mar 9 2021 12:25PM

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