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Name:Site of a round barrow, Burgh on Bain
HER Number:40577
Type of record:Monument


Site of a round barrow, Burgh on Bain

Grid Reference:TF 205 876
Map Sheet:TF28NW

Full description

PRN 40577 (includes former PRN40612 which has been deleted).
Possible round barrow, 24 paces across and 6 feet high. This feature has been levelled and its site is now occupied by an airfield runway.{1}{2}
An excavation of the barrow was carried out by Mrs A. Grimes for the Ministry of Works prior to the construction of Ludford Magna RAF airfield in 1942. The barrow was levelled during the building of the airfield. {5}{6}{7}{8}

<1> Ordnance Survey, Burgh on Bain O.S. cards, TF28NW1,1951, E.A. (Index). SLI2421.

<2> Burgh on Bain SMR cards, TF28NW:G,1983, D.E.S. (Index). SLI2937.

<3> OS, 1956, OS 6 INCH SERIES, TF28NW (Map). SLI3659.

<4> PHILLIPS, C.W., 1929, OS 6 INCH SERIES, TF28NW (Map). SLI3673.

<5> MAY, J., 1976, Prehistoric Lincolnshire, P 77 (Bibliographic Reference). SLI1091.

<6> SMR FILE, Excavation plans in Ludford Parish file (Index). SLI3150.

<7> OS CARD INDEX, TF28NW: 16, (Ludford) (Index). SLI2618.

<8> O'NEIL, B.H., 1948, 'War and Archaeology' in Antiquaries Journal, vol.28, p.27 (Article in Serial). SLI258.

Monument Types

  • ROUND BARROW (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 801 BC)

Associated Events

  • Excavation of round barrow

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

<1>Index: Ordnance Survey. Burgh on Bain O.S. cards. BURGH ON BAIN. TF28NW1,1951, E.A..
<2>Index: Burgh on Bain SMR cards. BURGH ON BAIN. TF28NW:G,1983, D.E.S..
<3>Map: OS. 1956. OS 6 INCH SERIES. TF28NW.
<4>Map: PHILLIPS, C.W.. 1929. OS 6 INCH SERIES. TF28NW.
<5>Bibliographic Reference: MAY, J.. 1976. Prehistoric Lincolnshire. P 77.
<6>Index: SMR FILE. LUDFORD. Excavation plans in Ludford Parish file.
<7>Index: OS CARD INDEX. LUDFORD. TF28NW: 16, (Ludford).
<8>Article in Serial: O'NEIL, B.H.. 1948. 'War and Archaeology' in Antiquaries Journal. vol.28, p.27.