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Town Low

Round Barrow(s)

Nearest Town:Leek (10km W)
OS Ref (GB):   SK08435650 / Sheet: 119
Latitude:53° 6' 18.9" N
Longitude:   1° 52' 26.64" W

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A Bowl Barrow situated on a prominent knoll to the East of the Staffordshire Moorlands village of Butterton.

The site is surrounded by a dry stone wall within which a ring of trees surmount the Barrow. The Barrow is approx. 23m in diameter and 0.7m high. No visible ditch.

The name Town Low appears on a tithe map of Butterton dated 1850. Town Low is referred to in a number of charitable bequests recorded on 18th and 19th Century plaques in the church at Butterton.

Shown on O.S. map by Tumulus label and earthwork symbol.

Scheduled Ancient Monument No. = 1010120. Scheduled as Town Low Bowl Barrow.
RSM No:- 13557 NMR= SK05 NE9

Pastscape entry at:-
BrownEdger Posted by BrownEdger
13th November 2012ce
Edited 2nd September 2014ce