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Lord Wantage Monument Barrow

Round Barrow(s)


Details of site on Pastscape

Monument No. 233832
C19th monument: on site of mutilated barrow?

[SU 42388437] Monument on TUMULUS [G.T.]. (1)
The Monument [to Lord Wantage] at East Lockinge, stands on the site of a barrow, but there seems to be no record of what was
found when the monument was erected, or at any other time. (2)
The 19th c. monument stands upon a mound 0.7 m. high. There are no traces of a surrounding ditch and it is not recognisable as a barrow. Published survey (25") revised. q.v. Lin 57 - SU 4284. (3)

( 1) General reference O.S. 6" 1960
( 2) General reference Berks. A.J., 40, 1936, 38 (L.V. Grinsell)
( 3) Field Investigators Comments F1 NVQ 29-AUG-64
Chance Posted by Chance
16th September 2012ce

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