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Bul Barrow

Round Barrow(s)


Details of barrow on Pastscape

'Bul Barrow', a ditched bowl barrow, 18 paces diameter and 4ft high with a hollow centre. A sharpened bone of a deer 'from Bull Barrow' (a) may equally refer to the Bull Barrow in Holt parish (see SU 00 SE 1). (2) As described in Authy 2 although gorse and bramble-covered. The top of the barrow is entirely scooped out and there is a spoil heap adjoining the mound on the north-west. (3) The barrow called Bulbarrow in Woolland parish was formerly a beacon, and in 1625 the hundreds of Redlane, Brownshull, Sturminster Newton and Buckland were obliged to find watchmen. (4)
Chance Posted by Chance
24th May 2014ce

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