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Creech Barrow

Round Barrow(s)

<b>Creech Barrow</b>Posted by formicaantImage © Mike Rowland 10/02/2008.
Nearest Town:Corfe Castle (3km E)
OS Ref (GB):   SY922825 / Sheet: 195
Latitude:50° 38' 29.48" N
Longitude:   2° 6' 37.16" W

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<b>Creech Barrow</b>Posted by formicaant

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This single round barrow sits on top of Creech Barrow Hill. To the south east is Stone Hill Down long barrow.
The name incidentally means hill in three different languages :
Creech = cruic = celtic
Barrow = beorh = saxon
Hill = hille = norse.
Pendle hill in Lancashire is similar and there are others with names for hill in multiple languages or dialects.
formicaant Posted by formicaant
10th February 2008ce
Edited 17th October 2008ce