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Long Barrow


Details of Long Barrow on Pastscape

(ST 92940884) Long Barrow (NR). (1) The barrow is situated in the area of military camp and has been fenced around. (2)
(17) LONG BARROW 92950885, on Blandford Race Down. Orientated S.E.-N.W., the mound is parallel-sided, 115 ft. long by 48 ft. wide, and up to 6 ft. high. It may be the one opened in 1840 by J. H. Austen, who found an extended inhumation, probably intrusive, 2 1/2 ft. from the top. (3)
ST 92940884. Long barrow; possibly the one opened by J H Austen and found to contain an extended inhumation, probably of much later date. The barrow mound measures 44 metres long, 18 metres wide and stands up to 1.8 metres high. Scheduling amended. (4)
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2nd April 2016ce

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