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King's Forest Barrow

Round Barrow(s)

<b>King's Forest Barrow</b>Posted by BrotherkithImage © Kith Crannog
Nearest Town:Bury St Edmunds (10km SE)
OS Ref (GB):   TL80617292 / Sheets: 144, 155
Latitude:52° 19' 26.96" N
Longitude:   0° 39' 1.94" E

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Bronze Age bowl barrow on a low hill in the King's Forest. The mound is roughly circular and stands 1.2m high and 32m in diameter. No apparent disturbance. Scheduled.

TL 80617292 Barrow. (1)
Mound shown but not described on OS 25". (2)
Visible on OS AP. (3)

A bowl barrow situated on level sandy soil covered by mature coppiced elms and surrounded by recently afforested land. It measures approximately 32.0 m in diameter and 1.6 m high with no visible ditch. The northern half of the mound has been truncated by ploughing but the top shows no signs of disturbance. Publishd 25" survey revised. (4)
This barrow was not located during field investigation of the area by OS Field Reviser. (5)

( 1) General reference Suffolk Sites and Monuments Record West Stow 13
( 2) Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) OS 25" CSL
( 3) Aerial photograph AP (OS 76/060/226)
( 4) Field Investigators Comments F1 PAS 28-SEP-77
( 5) Scheduled Monument Notification 10-Jun-1998
Chance Posted by Chance
8th March 2012ce