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Banner Down Long Barrow

Long Barrow (Destroyed)

Nearest Town:Bath (6km SSW)
OS Ref (GB):   ST79336865 / Sheet: 172
Latitude:51° 24' 57.41" N
Longitude:   2° 17' 50.16" W

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[Area: ST 7933 6865] (1) A 'sepulchre' shown in an unpublished sketch by Aubrey, in the Bodleian Library, is a long barrow on Banner Down, Bath.(1-2)
There is no trace of a long barrow on Banner Down. (3) Aubrey describes two uprights supporting two capstones. The monument was broken circa 1655 but some remains were left in 1669. (4a)
Chance Posted by Chance
12th April 2015ce