|Details of Barrows on Pastscape
A group of bowl barrows on Little and Rawston Down. Of these Down Wood Barrow was opened by Cunnington in 1881 when three primary contracted inhumations and three secondary cremations were identified.
(ST 91590669, ST 91560664, ST 91580658) Tumuli (NR). (1)
'A' ST 91590669. A bowl barrow, which has been much reduced by ploughing, with a hole dug in the centre. It was formerly 40 ft in diameter and 2 ft high.
'B' ST 91560664. A bowl barrow, 28 ft in diameter and 2 ft high, with a hole dug in the centre.
'C' ST 91580658. A bowl barrow that was about 45 ft in diameter but which is now ploughed put.
One of these barrows is the 'Down Wood Barrow', opened by Cunnington in 1881 to yield primary contracted inhumations and three secondary cremations. (2)
Posted by Chance
3rd April 2016ce
Edited 3rd April 2016ce