Monument record BRD 003 - Ploughed out round barrow surviving as a ring ditch, of unknown date.

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Summary

Ploughed (out?) round barrow surviving as ring ditch, circa 35m diameter (S1)(S3).

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7397 8632 (32m by 33m)
Map sheet TL78NW
Civil Parish BRANDON, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Ploughed (out?) round barrow surviving as ring ditch, circa 35m diameter (S1)(S3).
1954: Inspected (by H Tyrell Green?) - `two rings (BRD 002 & 003) on ploughed land seen from the air. Mounds about 1.5 ft high. Parts of chalk rings, and change in soil colour in centre' (S2).
29 January 1979: `A low ploughed & spread bowl barrow with a maximum diameter of 26m and a maximum height of 0.3m (S3).
Part of group of 8 barrows & ring ditches, also see BRD 002,004,006,028, 029,030 & 031.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Photograph: CUCAP. CUCAP aerial photograph. CUCAP, APs HJ 33, 1952; BU 3, 1949.
  • <M1> Photograph: CUCAP. CUCAP aerial photograph. APs: CUCAP HJ 33, BU 3.
  • <S2> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Brandon, undated (S3) OS, card TL78NW2I & J, 1978 & 1979.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 7 2019 11:22AM

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