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Midsummer Wood Barrow

Round Barrow(s)


Details of Barrow on Pastscape

Monument No. 233841
A Bronze Age bowl barrow, identified by Grinsell in 1939, is visible as a mound surrounded by a ditch with a diameter of 20m. It is also visible on aerial photographs.

[SU 43138468] Bowl barrow, 15 yds. diameter and 1 ft. high, no visible ditch, at Lat. 51 33' 32" and Long. 1 22' 44" W. between the Ridgeway and a small circular plantation at East Lockinge. (1)
[SU 433848] TUMULUS [O.E.]. (2)
A bowl barrow, at SU 43128467, is under downland pasture. It is 0.3 m. high and traces of a ditch around the eastern half of the perimeter suggest that it is not much spread. Surveyed at 1/2500., q.v. Lin. 57 SU 4384. (3)
The possible Bronze Age bowl barrow, described by the previous authorities is visible as a mound, surrounded by a ditch with a diameter of 20m, on aerial photographs. (4)

( 1) General reference Berks A.J., 43, 1939, 13. (L.V. Grinsell)
( 2) General reference O.S. 1" 1940
( 3) Field Investigators Comments F1 NVQ 29-AUG-63
( 4) Vertical aerial photograph reference number RAF 540/1730 (F21) 0053-4 18-OCT-1955
Chance Posted by Chance
16th September 2012ce
Edited 16th September 2012ce

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