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Round Barrow(s)


Details of barrows on Pastscape

There are two barrow in "Young Creech", a field belonging to Woodstreet Farm (NY 856856) which were opened about 1831. Several urns were discovered with burnt bones and ashes.(1) Field investigation revealed two barrows near Woodstreet Farm. SY 84848571: Bowl barrow, grass covered and measuring 24.0m. diameter and 1.1m. high has a rather flattened top containing a slight depression. SY 84838575: Bowl barow, grass covered and spread measuring 24.0m. diameter and an average height of 0.8m. No surface finds were made during field investigation. (2)
SY 84838573: Bowl (?) barrow, 72ft. diameter and 4ft. high with trigonometrical station on slightly hollow top. Probably one of two opened in mid 19th century in "Young Creech", when several inurned cremations were found. Also probably one of two formerly noted south of Quarr Hill. The other barrow at SY 84848571 is not listed by R.C.H.M. (3-4)
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25th May 2014ce

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