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Cobhill Barrow

Round Barrow(s)

Folklore

Winterslow: tradition of golden coffin buried in the vicinity, which contains two of the largest barrows in the county (excluding Silbury). Information from the late J.F.S. Stone, 1951.
From Barrow Treasure, in Fact, Tradition, and Legislation
L. V. Grinsell
Folklore, Vol. 78, No. 1. (Spring, 1967), pp. 1-38.

As you can tell, this might not be this Bronze age barrow that the folklore refers to - there are a large number of barrows in cemeteries to the north of the Winterslows. So you probably won't find it. Just leave your metal detector at home please.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
21st March 2007ce
Edited 21st March 2007ce

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