Sutton Hoo


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Sutton Hoo

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1. (Placename) an archaeological site in Suffolk where a Saxon longboat containing rich grave goods, probably for a 7th-century East Anglian king, was found in 1939
2. (Archaeology) an archaeological site in Suffolk where a Saxon longboat containing rich grave goods, probably for a 7th-century East Anglian king, was found in 1939
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The exciting show will take audiences behind Hadrian's Wall and along to Sutton Hoo.
WHAT TO SEE: Soak up some history at Sutton Hoo in Woodbridge - the Anglo-Saxon royal burial ground is a 40-minute drive away.
In which English county is Sutton Hoo, the site of an Anglo-Saxon ship burial?
10GO A LITTLE FURTHER PLACES to visit within a short drive of Aldeburgh include heritage attractions such as the 12th century Framlingham Castle, the Sutton Hoo Anglo-Saxon burial site, the Grade I listed gardens at Helmingham Hall and beautiful 16th century moated Otley Hall.
The most spectacular was in 1938 when the remains of a 100ft ship filled with weapons, helmets, gold coins and silver-mounted drinking horns were found at Sutton Hoo in Suffolk.
Their study looked at 100 pieces from the Hoard, dating from 650-670AD, as well as other Anglo-Saxon artefacts from Sutton Hoo and other by the Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent museums for PS3.
The Ultimate Gateway: A Helmet from Sutton Hoo (Room 41)
Additionally, Sir Paul and Lady Jill Ruddock funded the renovation of the European Medieval Gallery at the British Museum and also opened a second gallery in March 2014, The Sir Paul and Lady Ruddock Gallery of Sutton Hoo and Europe 300-1100, an early medieval collection that includes objects from the Sutton Hoo Ship burial in Suffolk.
Annual visitor numbers stand at 6 million - and little wonder when you consider the quality of the world collection here which includes famous items such as the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures, and the Sutton Hoo helmet.
The sixth-century Anglo-Saxon burial ground at Sutton Hoo, with its mystical artifacts, anticipates the ghost stories of English medievalist and writer M.
So it seemed quite logical to me last week that if we wanted to visit the world-famous Anglo-Saxon burial site of Sutton Hoo on the South East coast we should book a hotel in Cambridge.