Bell Barrow 420m North West of Park Farm


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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Suffolk County Council

District Council

St Edmundsbury Borough Council



Parliamentary Constituency

West Suffolk

Grid Reference

OV906906 (590635, 277615)

WGS84 Coordinates

52.363, 0.800142

Nearest Postcode

IP24 2QT

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A Bronze Age bell barrow, situated on the crest of the east bank, overlooking the floodplain of The Black Bourn river. The barrow is visible as a roughly circular earthern mound, which stands to a height of approximately 1 metre. The barrow mound is 12 metres in diameter and is surrounded by a berm up to 15 metres wide and a ditch. The partly infilled quarry ditch is visible as a hollow in the ground surface on the north and west sides, where it is approximately 6 metres wide and remains open to a depth of 0.5 metres. The ditch will survive elsewhere as a buried feature. The barrow, including the ditch and berm is 54 metres in diameter overall. Scheduled.

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