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Home Farm Cottage

Round Barrow(s)


Visited 30.3.13

South of Farrington Gurney, right next to the A37, just after the junction with the A39. The Barrow is directly opposite Home Farm.

This is a busy road although you can pull in at the farm drive entrance next to the Barrow.

This is a cracker of a Barrow and given its location next to the A37 I am surprised no one has previously made mention to it?

The Barrow is very prominent on the brow of a hill and has a single large tree growing out of the top of it. A couple of sheep seemed to enjoy the view from the top.

A very nice Barrow to visit and well worth the minimal effort required.

E.H. state:
‘A bowl barrow situated 100m east of Home Farm Cottage. The barrow is a flat topped mound 21m in diameter and 2.25m high. There is a slight hollow in the centre of the mound which is probably the result of an unrecorded antiquarian excavation’.
Posted by CARL
2nd April 2013ce

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