Bowl Barrow 100m South East of Woodcock Cottage


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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Suffolk County Council

District Council

Forest Heath District Council


Santon Downham

Parliamentary Constituency

West Suffolk

Grid Reference

OV810810 (581021, 287590)

WGS84 Coordinates

52.4558, 0.664494

Nearest Postcode

IP27 0TN

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A bowl barrow, located on a gentle, north facing slope to the south of the Little Ouse River, 100 metres south east of Woodcock Cottage. The barrow is visible as an earthern mound, standing to a height of 1.5 metres and which has a diameter of 32 metres. It is thought that the mound is encircled by a ditch from which earth was quarried during the construction of the barrow, and although this has now become completely infilled and is no longer visible, it will survive as a buried feature. Scheduled.

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