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Basset Wood

Round Barrow(s)

Nearest Town:Ashbourne (4km SSE)
OS Ref (GB):   SK177511 / Sheet: 119
Latitude:53° 3' 23.32" N
Longitude:   1° 44' 9.19" W

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Excavated by Bateman in 1845 and recorded in his 'Vestiges of .....' book a few years later. He found a central burial on a limestone pavement beneath the mound, and a cremation in a pit.

Info: J.Barnatt & J. Collis
stubob Posted by stubob
27th August 2012ce