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Vincent Knoll

Round Barrow(s)

<b>Vincent Knoll</b>Posted by stubobImage © stubob
Nearest Town:Bakewell (9km NE)
OS Ref (GB):   SK137635 / Sheet: 119
Latitude:53° 10' 5.04" N
Longitude:   1° 47' 42.15" W

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Measuring 9m by 8m and perhaps 1m in height. A partial excavation by Thomas Bateman in 1849 led to the discovery of a rock-cut grave containing three crouched skeletons.
A fourth skeleton buried with an iron spear head, points to its later re-use in the Anglian period.
stubob Posted by stubob
12th April 2009ce
Edited 12th April 2009ce