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Lambourn Sevenbarrows

Barrow / Cairn Cemetery

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Lambourn Sevenbarrows (Barrow / Cairn Cemetery) by Chance The Lambourn Seven barrows - View from the ancient track that runs beside the group.
Although there are some forty barrows in the vicinity altogether, only those in this enclosure beside the road may be visited without permission.
The barrows in this view use the numbering by L. V. Grinsell and Humphrey Case.

From left to right, No.8, two barrows enclosed within a single ditch, their mounds overlapping, suggesting that one is earlier than the other. To the right are No.6, a large bowl-barrow with No.7, a tiny barrow on its south side.
Next to this is No.5 a bowl-barrow 21m in diameter and 1.8m high, while behind is No.11 another bowl-barrow 3m high and 30m in diameter. Its contents are unknown.
The furthest barrow is No.10, which is another two barrows enclosed by a single ditch. A hollow on top of the north mound was made by Martin Atkins about 1850. He found the bones of an ox and a dog.
Chance Image Credit: Chance - Sep 2007
Posted by Chance
10th August 2008ce
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