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Site name Barrow 2, Friday's Hill, Barpham Hill
Site number 1090
Burial codes 4002 4005 4021 4023 4025 4028 4030 4031 4043 4045 4048 4051 4065 4075 4081 4082 4083 4092 4098 4104 4111 4128 4143 4151 4152 4153 4154 4161 4181
2500bc-14/1300bc An oval barrow oriented NNW, the mound largely of flints and clay, a natural clay and chalk floor, with in the east quadrant a collared urn of the secondary series placed upright in a pit dug to precise fit, the ashes secured by a rectangular tabloid flint c15cm square lying on their surface within the urn. In the south quadrant there was a second and similar collared urn inverted over a cremation, with a rectangular tabloid flint c15cm square on its base. In the south east sector was a small cairn covering a cremation, with a huge tabloid flint as a capstone 0.45m x 0.4m. In the south west sector was a very small crudely made bipartite vessel on its side containing a cremation.

Some 4.5m ENE of the barrow was an inhumation burial comprising part of the upper half of a human skeleton, laid in a shallow scoop and covered with a flint layer.
Remains/Period Y4
County Sussex
Region SE
National grid square TQ
X coordinate 67
Y coordinate 97
Bibliographic source Barr-Hamilton 1980


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