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Ludgershall 1

Round Barrow(s)


Details of Barrow on Pastscape

A bowl barrow, (Grinsell's Ludgershall 1). (SU 24635110) Tumulus (NR) (1)
Ludgershall 1, a bowl barrow with a slight ditch and a recent hollow in the centre of the mound. Dimensions 12 paces in diameter x 2 ft high. Grinsell suggests that it may have been a sighting point for the north-south ditch (SU 25 SW 44) which makes an angulalr turn at this point. (2)
A bowl barrow 0.5m high with faint traces of a ditch. An army triangulation point is concreted into the top. OS 1:2500 survey
revised. (3)
Originally recorded as Ludgershall 1 by Goddard. (4)

( 1) Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) OS 6" 1926
( 2) General reference VCH Wilts, 1, pt 1, 1957, 181 (L V Grinsell)
( 3) Field Investigators Comments F1 NVQ 23-MAR-72
( 4) General reference Wilts. Archaeol. Natur. Hist. Mag. 38. 1913-14. 281 (L.V Grinsell)
Chance Posted by Chance
9th August 2012ce

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