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Sturmer Barrow

Hob Uid: 376992
Location :
Essex
Braintree
Sturmer
Grid Ref : TL6883044280
Summary : A Bronze Age bowl barrow was recorded as being in fairly good condition during field investigation in 1950. Two thick fragments of possible Roman brick were found by the barrow, although no other finds were recovered in the vicinity.
More information : (TL 68834428) Tumulus (NR). (1)

Bowl barrow about 120 ft in diameter at the base and 8 ft high.
Not been excavated (2-3).

A bowl-shaped barrow, now 57 metres in diameter at the base and 2.5 metres high, with no trace of outer ditch. Barrow under plough and becoming much spread. In fairly good condition. Two thick fragments of brick or tile were found by me by the barrow; both fragments were very similar to Roman brick. No further finds made in the immediate vicinity of the barrow. (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1960
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Source Number : 2
Source : An inventory of the historical monuments in Essex. Volume I [north west]
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Page(s) : 298
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Source Number : 3
Source : Archaeologia : or miscellaneous tracts relating to antiquity
Source details : (T Walford)
Page(s) : 72
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Vol(s) : 14, 1805
Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JET 16-MAY-50
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
Monument End Date : -700
Monument Start Date : -2600
Monument Type : Bowl Barrow
Evidence : Earthwork
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date : Roman
Monument End Date : 410
Monument Start Date : 43
Monument Type : Findspot
Evidence : Find

Components and Objects:
Period : Roman
Component Monument Type : Findspot
Object Type : BRICK
Object Material :

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : EX 28
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 20738
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TL 64 SE 1
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON TL 64 SE 1
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1950-05-16
End Date : 1950-05-16
Associated Activities : Primary, STURMER BARROW END (A604 HAVERHILL BY-PASS PHASE II)
Activity type : EVALUATION
Start Date : 1994-01-01
End Date : 1994-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, NORTH OF STURMER BARROW
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1995-01-01
End Date : 1995-12-31