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Luton Down long barrow

Long Barrow


Details of Long Barrow on Pastscape

A long barrow and two bowl barrows 140m north west of Dormy House. The long barrow has a mound 42m long, 22m wide and 2m high and was excavated in 1896. The bowl barrows have been reduced in height by ploughing.
(ST 91550667) Long Barrow (NR). (1) Long Barrow ST 91550667
slightly wedge-shaped, 138 ft. long, 60 ft. wide at the S.E. end, 50 ft. wide at the N.W. end, and 6 1/2 ft. high. Well defined side ditches are 30 ft. to 35 ft. wide and up to 3 ft. deep. An inconclusive excavation in 1896 yielded only two sherds and three pices of bone. (2)
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3rd April 2016ce

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