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Details of Hundred Barrow on Pastscape

(SY 8446 9377) Hundred Barrow (Tumulus) (NR) (1)
This barrow has a diameter of 18.0 metres and a height of 2.6 metres. It has no surrounding ditch and is covered with thorn bushes, brambles and ferns. No visible trace of mutilation. A bowl barrow. (3) SY 8446 9378. Hundred Barrow, bowl barrow, 58ft diameter and 7ft high damaged by rabbits on summit of small spur. (4) Hundred Barrow was the meeting place of the old Domesday hundred of Bere. In the 12th century, a smaller hundred named after the barrow, i.e. Barrow (or Hundreds Barrow) was created out of the original Bere hundred. (5)
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24th May 2014ce
Edited 24th May 2014ce

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