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Everleigh Barrows

Barrow / Cairn Cemetery

<b>Everleigh Barrows</b>Posted by Chance
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Everleigh Barrows (Barrow / Cairn Cemetery) by Chance The Everleigh barrows group are classified as the five barrow cluster at SU 184561.

I have included a map based on the SMR numbering for clarity. Prefix the numbers with SU15NE i.e. SU15NE655, for search at

Bowl Barrow (654) - Excavated by Hoare c1800 and again opened by Thurnam who found it to be unproductive. 13.5m diam x 0.3m high.

Bowl Barrow (655) - Flattened

Disc Barrow (656) - Excavated by Thurnam in the 19th century, who found it unproductive. Mound Overall diam 59m, mound 0.3m high, ditch 0.7m deep, bank 0.5m high.

Bell Barrow (657) - Opened by Thurnam who found a primary cremation which was probably male and an intrusive extended, undated skeleton. Mound 81ft x 11ft, berm 18ft, ditch 15ft x 2.5ft. It is well-preserved and grass covered.

Bell Barrow (658) - Opened by Thurnam who found a primary cremation with a flat axe-dagger. Mound Overall dima 50m x 3.2m high, with a 0.5m deep ditch.
Chance Image Credit: Chance - July 2008
Posted by Chance
9th July 2008ce
Edited 9th July 2008ce
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