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Hidden East Anglia:

Landscape Legends of Eastern England


Mounds, earthworks, dykes, pits, hills & fields:



Attleborough ~ Bunn's Bank   Ampton ~ The Seven Hills
Aylmerton ~ The Shrieking Pits   Bacton ~ The lost gold mine
Aylsham ~ Heater Field   Barnardiston ~ The battle of Blood Hill

Bacton ~

Mill Hill & Bloodslade Lane

  Benacre ~ Blood Pit
Banningham ~ Cromwell & the snake pit   Blythburgh ~ Bulcamp Hill
Beechamwell ~ Hangour Hill & Bichamditch   Bramford ~ Blood Hill
Bergh Apton ~ The White Heath mounds   Burgh ~

Castle Field

Belton ~ Mill Hill Skeleton Hole
Binham ~ The guns on the hill   Butley ~ Burrow Hill
Bunwell ~ Nonmete Hill   Buxhall ~ The Bloody Meadow
  Old Groggrams   Culford ~ The Hill of Health
Carbrooke ~ The Battlefield   Debenham ~ Blood Hall & the Bloody Field
Colkirk ~ Dragon hoard   Denston ~ The Civil War mound
Corpusty ~ The Devil's Dish   Elveden ~ The fairies' den
Croxton ~ The hearse from the pit   Fornham St. Genevieve ~

Kingsbury Hill

Dilham ~ Seagar-ma-hole     The Clumps
Drayton ~ Bloods Dale   Friston ~ The Spintow
East Bilney ~ Bloodfield   Gazeley ~ The silver bells
East Harling ~ Pilgrim's Meadow pit   Gisleham ~ Bloodmoor Hill
Edgefield ~ The Mount   Glemsford ~ Danes Field
Flitcham-with-Appleton ~ The Golden Gates   Great Wratting ~ Blood Field
Fritton ~ Bell Hill Hintlesham ~ Soldiers' mound
Garboldisham ~ Soldier's Hill & Devil's Ditch   Icklingham ~ Deadman's Grave
Gayton Thorpe ~ The Hill of Peace   Lakenheath ~ The buried bells
Gorleston ~ Deadman's Hill   Little Cornard ~ Killingdown Hill & Sharpfight Meadow
Great Bircham ~ The Bircham Common mounds   Martlesham ~ Blood Field
Harpley ~

Treasure in the mound

  Mildenhall ~ The Three Hills
The Queen Nacton ~ The Seven Hills
Heacham ~ The golden gates   Norton ~ Gold in the mound
Illington ~ Thieves' Pit   Old Newton ~ The Pits
Ingham ~ Ghost in the Pit   Otley ~ Otley Mount
Kenninghall ~ Candleyards   Rougham ~ The Four Hills
Little Cressingham ~ Bell Hill   Southwold ~ The Fairy Hills
Ludham ~ The Devil's hills     Hailsdune
Lynford ~ Blood Hill   Stowmarket ~ Danecroft
Marsham ~ Marsham Pits  

Stowupland ~ 

Columbine Hall

Marshland St. James ~ The Giant's Grave   Sutton ~ Edmund's mound
Newton by Castle Acre ~ Winchester Hill     Gold in the mounds
Northrepps ~ The Shrieking Pit   Tannington ~ Fiddler's Hill
Norwich ~

The king under the mound

Theberton ~ The Armada Beacon
Bunker's Hill Thorington ~ Fairies Hill
Quidenham ~ Viking's Mound Troston ~ Troston Mount

Rushford ~ 

The Seven Hills

  Walberswick ~ The mound of the Heath Horse
Tutt Hill Wantisden ~ Cromwell's Mount
Sandringham ~ Drakenhowe   Wetherden ~ The cursed field
South Acre ~ Cromwell's Camp   Wordwell ~ Traveller's Hill
Southburgh ~ The Bloody Water Dykes      
South Creake ~ Bloodgate      
Stiffkey ~ The Devil's Hole      
Stanford ~ The battle pit      
Swaffham ~ Cromwell's Burial Ground  


Swanton Morley ~ The way to St. Martin's Land   Ashingdon ~ The bloodstained hill
Taverham ~ Ghost Hill   Boxted ~ Betty Potter's Dip
Thetford ~ The buried castle   Broomfield ~ Dragon's Foot Field
Unknown location ~ Thet Hill  

Bulmer ~

The Red Hills
Warham ~ Warham Camp  

                      Colchester ~

The golden king

Weeting ~


  King Cole
Pepper Hill Copford ~ Treasure in the mound
The upright burial   Feering ~ The coffin field
Welney ~ Gold Hill Great Chesterford ~ The sunken church
West Somerton ~ The Blood Hills   Great Wigborough ~ Battle mound
West Winch ~ Hollow hills   Hadstock ~ Traitors' Field
Weybourne ~ No Man's Friend   Little Hallingbury ~ Boadicea's grave
  Dead Man's Hill   Little Thurrock ~ Cymbeline's gold mines
Wicklewood ~ The coach from the pit   Loughton ~

Boadicea's Camp

Wormegay ~ Cromwell's guns
                      CAMBRIDGESHIRE Drummer's Maid Hill
Mersea Island ~

The haunted causeway...

Bartlow ~ The Bartlow Hills   ...and the haunted mound
Burwell ~ Judy's Hole   Messing ~ The Rampart
Castle Camps ~ Wigmore Pond   Mount Bures ~ Boudicca's Mount
Elm ~ Light on the mound   Pleshey ~ Deadman's Bank
Great Abington ~ Sunken Church Field   Ramsden Crays ~

Crays Hill

Great Wilbraham ~ The golden coach Rawreth ~ Ladylands
Heydon ~ The haunted ditch   Steeple Bumpstead ~ The Bloody Pightle
Kennett ~ Howe Hill   Stock ~ Boadicea's mound
Leverington ~ Rabbit Hill   Sturmer ~ The general in the mound
Litlington ~

Limlow Hill & the thorn tree

Heaven's Walls

  Waltham Abbey ~ Hangman's Hill
Wicken Bonhunt ~ The haunted battlefield
March ~ Cromwell's horses   Wormingford ~ Dragon's mound & Bloody Meadow
Murrow ~ Ghost Hill      
Parson Drove ~ Cromwell's hill      
Rampton ~ Giant's Hill      
Reach ~ Devil's Dyke      
Stapleford ~

Gog & Magog

The Wandlebury warrior

The buried horse

Stuntney ~ Cromwell's cannon      
Waterbeach ~ Soldiers' Hill      
Whittlesford ~ The Chronicle Hills      
Willingham ~ Belsar's Hill      


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