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Down Farm Group

Round Barrow(s)


Pewsey 5

Details of Barrow on Pastscape

A bowl barrow which may be Colt Hoare's `Cone Barrow' which contained a primary and secondary cremation

SU 18755664: Pewsey 5, a bowl barrow 16 paces in diameter and 7ft high. This may be Colt Hoare's `Cone Barrow' which contained a primary cremation within a chalk cist and a secondary cremation with a small bronze dagger. (See also SU 15 NE 89) (1-2)
Pewsey 5, as described and measured by Grinsell. Surveyed at 1:2500. (3)
Originally recorded as Pewsey 5 by Goddard. (4)

( 1) General reference VCH Wilts. 1. 1957. 187. (L.V Grinsell)
( 3) Field Investigators Comments F1 JWS 27-MAR-73
( 2) General reference History of Ancient South Wilts. 1. 1810. 191 (R. Colt Hoare)
( 4) General reference Wilts. Archaeol. Natur. Hist. Mag. 38, 1913-14, 306-307 (E.H Goddard)
Chance Posted by Chance
9th August 2012ce

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