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Larks Low

Round Barrow(s)


As with many of the barrows in this area of the Peak, Larks Low has been somewhat rattled by the plough.

Today the barrow measures approx. 12 x 9m in diameter, and stands to a height of 50-75cm. A rock cut grave covered by a limestone slab held several cremations and a inhumation.
Animal bones, a small burial urn, quartz pebbles and a bronze pin/point were also recovered.

A nice enough little barrow tucked away in a very quiet corner of the Peak, 800m walk through the dry (most of the year) wooded limestone valley of Rusden.

Finds from:
J.Barnatt's & J. Collis' "Barrow Corpus"
stubob Posted by stubob
22nd March 2005ce
Edited 17th May 2005ce

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