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1.Sutton Hoo House

Built in 1910, Tranmer House was originally known as Sutton Hoo House and was designed by John Corder, a local architect from Ipswich and built for artist and gentleman of independent means John Chadwick Lomax. After their marriage, Mrs Edith Pretty and Lt Colonel Frank Pretty chose to make this house their home.

2.Sutton Hoo House

Tranmer House, Sutton Hoo, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England is a country house dating from 1910.The house is located on the Sutton Hoo Anglo-Saxon burial site, and in 1938 was the home of Edith Pretty.In June 1938, Pretty employed Basil Brown to undertake the excavation of a range of burial mounds on the estate, leading to Brown’s discovery in May 1939 of a ship burial, “one of the most important …

3.Sutton Hoo House

In 1998, the trustees of the Annie Tranmer Trust donated it to the National Trust and Sutton Hoo House was renamed Tranmer House. The property received a £4m revamp in 2019, …

4.Sutton Hoo House

In 1938, Edith Pretty, owner of Sutton Hoo House in Suffolk, had commissioned a local archaeologist, Basil Brown, to investigate the huge tumulus on her land. Brown did not do as he was asked. On examining it he saw that a trench had been dug into its centre, assumed it to have been robbed and moved on to the smaller surrounding tumuli.

5.Sutton Hoo House

Tranmer House was originally known as Sutton Hoo House when it was built in 1910. With their pale walls and bay windows, the filming location for Tranmer House is a close match to the real thing. Norney Grange was designed ten years earlier by Charles Francis Annesley Voysey, an architect who is closely associated with the Arts and Crafts movement.

6.Sutton Hoo House

Still today, more than 60 years on, the Sutton Hoo burial is considered one of the greatest archaeological finds of all time.

Why England’s Sutton Hoo Burial Remains One of the Greatest Archaeological Finds

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Sutton Hoo, estate near Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, that is the site of an early medieval burial ground that includes the grave or cenotaph of an Anglo-Saxon king.

8.Sutton Hoo House

Sutton Hoo near Woodbridge, in Suffolk, England, is the site of two early medieval cemeteries dating from the 6th to 7th centuries. Archaeologists have been excavating the area since 1938. One cemetery had an undisturbed ship burial with a wealth of Anglo-Saxon artefacts. Most of these objects are now held by the British Museum.Scholars believe Rædwald of East Anglia is the most likely person …

9.Sutton Hoo House

In researching The Dig’s historical accuracy, we learned that the name “Sutton” is a compound noun derived from the Old English words sut (south) and tun (a settlement or farm). “Hoo” means hill or a raised area of land often overlooking water, and the land was referred to as the Hoo Farm by the mid-19th century.

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1.Out of the dark ages: Netflix film The Dig ignites ballyhoo about Sutton Hoo

Archaeologists at British Museum and National Trust report surge in interest in 1939 Anglo Saxon find

Published Date: 2021-02-05T14:27:04.0000000Z

1  Unearth the real story of Sutton Hoo – an expert tour from the National Trust
We’re inviting you behind the scenes at Sutton Hoo, an Anglo-Saxon burial ground in Suffolk that is the focus of the new film “The Dig,” out on 29 January on Netflix. Currently the site is only open to local visitors to comply with lockdown restrictions, and Tranmer House, including the holiday apartments, is closed. So we’re bringing you …
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1.Sutton Hoo

Coordinates: 52°05′22″N 1°20′18″E / 52.08932°N 1.33842°E / 52.08932; 1.33842 Sutton Hoo near Woodbridge, in Suffolk, England, is the site of two early medieval…

2.Edith Pretty

August 1883 – 17 December 1942) was an English landowner on whose land the Sutton Hoo ship burial was discovered after she hired Basil Brown, a local excavator/amateur…

3.Sutton Hoo helmet

The Sutton Hoo helmet is an ornately decorated Anglo-Saxon helmet found during a 1939 excavation of the Sutton Hoo ship-burial. It was buried around 625…