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King's Low and Queen's Low

Round Barrow(s)


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King's Low - Bowl barrow MONUMENT NO. 77395

(SJ 95452373) Tumulus (NR). (1)
Circular mound. 120' diam. 9' high. (2)
Two barrows are mentioned by Nicholls as being on Tixall Heath. They are named 'King's Low' and 'Queen's Low' (This is probably one of them. See also SJ 92 SE 9). (3)
This is the barrow known as King's Low (a). Bowl barrow, 30.0m in diam and 1.8m high. No visible ditch. Tree planted. On the brow of a southern declivity. (4)
No change to previous information. Published survey (1:2500) correct. (5)
King's Low(NR). (6)

Tixall:SJ 95452373. King's Low. Barrow c 30.0m in diameter and 1.8m high.Planted with larch trees.A second barrow known as Queen's Low (SJ 92 SE 9) lies 1km to the east.A third barrow in this area has been mentioned but no trace of it can be found. (7)

( 1) Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) OS 6" 1954
( 2) General reference VCH Staffs 1 1908 377
( 3) General reference Hist of N Staffs 1933 49 (R Nicholls)
( 4a) General reference (Mr S Horne Secretary Old Stafford Soc 24 St John's Rd Rowley Park, Stafford
( 4) Field Investigators Comments F1 VJB 17-JAN-58
( 5) Field Investigators Comments F2 DJC 24-SEP-74
( 6) General reference OS 1:10 000 1973
( 7) General reference W Mids Arch 29 1986 CBA Gp 8 42-5
Chance Posted by Chance
8th March 2012ce

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