Special thanks is due to Bill Putnam who did the original research for
Item and location
||Bind Barrow SY 4940 8880
||Not certain whether this is a natural feature or a
Bronze Age Bowl Barrow. No excavation has been done. See RCHM p.60
||North Hill Barrow
SY 4799 9069
|Not certain whether this is a natural feature or a
Bronze Age Bowl Barrow. No excavation. Much disturbed if it is a barrow.
Stones showing, which may have been moved from its interior. See RCHM
||Another possible bowl barrow 'half-mile ENE of Bind
||Not marked on maps, and nothing known. See RCHM p.60
||Lynchets 'on the north and west slopes of the hill
half-mile west of the church, extending to the cliff on the west'
||Are they still there? They will be part of the medieval
open fields of the village. See RCHM p.60
||Lynchets 'about 270 yards NE of Bind Barrow'
||As above. See RCHM p.60
||Possible medieval deer park east of Bredy Farm.
||No evidence known on ground. Map evidence discussed in
Dorset Proceedings vol.93 p.171.
||The find is discussed in Dorset Proceedings vol.79 p.
||Ring Ditch SY 4875 8912
|| seen in aerial photo by County Archaeologist at Dorset
County Council. Probably all that's left of a Bronze Age round barrow.
Reference: Dorset Proceedings vol.105 p.143.
Roman burials SY 486 895
||Probably 1st century AD. West of the Anchor Inn.
Indicates Roman period settlement nearby (under the village itself?)
Discussed in Dorset Proceedings vol.87 p.114
||Observation of Romano-British pottery at SY 479 895
Ref: Dorset Proceedings vol.81 p.106
||Deserted Medieval Village at Sturthill SY 5155 9080
||Discussed in Dorset Proceedings vol.95 p.100.
The chapel was formerly visible.
||Romano-British pottery seen in the field south of the
chapel in 11 above
||Indicates Roman settlement nearby.
Dorset Proceedings vol.90 p.167
||Aerial photographs of west Dorset, including parts of
|| In an article in Dorset Proceedings vol.117 p.51,
Francesca Radcliffe reviews aerial photographs of west Dorset, including
parts of Burton Bradstock. You'll need to go through this in detail and
extract all the relevant items. She would be willing to discuss it with
you and perhaps provide copies of pics. 01305 871455.
|| The Building Stones of the parish
||are discussed by Jo Thomas in Dorset Proceedings
||Additional aerial photograph sites (see 13 above)
|| Dorset Proceedings vol.116 p.121
|| General sources:
||most entries are included above
||Dorset Barrows by L V Grinsell.
||Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of
England: An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the County of
Dorset, vol.1. (Referred to as RCHM).
|| Ditto, but it also does buildings.
||The Photographic Collection at Dorset County Museum
|| The accessions Register at Dorset County Museum
||The Sites and Monuments Record held in the
Environmental Services Department at Dorset County Council.
|| Contact Claire Pinder, who maintains it. This may well
contain material I don't know about.