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Breach Farm Barrows

Round Barrow(s)


Visited 17.7.11

Directions: from the town of Cowbridge take the B4270 south west and the Barrows can be found on the right shortly before the junction with the B4268.
Originally there were 5 Barrows here although I could only (just about) see the remains of two of them. I doubt these two will be with us much longer.
I parked by the bus stop (south of the site) and walked back up the road before hopping over a metal field gate.
Although there was very little to see (two slight mounds in the middle of a field), it turned out that these were the best preserved Barrows I was going to see today!
All in all very little to recommend a visit.

COFLEIN has this to say:
'One of a group of five barrows, c.46m in diameter and 0.8m high, spread and mutilated.
(source Os495card; SS97SE47)
Associated with:
Barrow I (Nprn307598)
Barrow II (Nprn307599)
Barrow IV (Nprn307601)
Posted by CARL
8th August 2011ce

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