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Nempnett Thrubwell Horse Barrow

Round Barrow(s)

Also known as:
  • Monument No. 198118

Nearest Town:Bristol (11km NNE)
OS Ref (GB):   ST51736375 / Sheets: 172, 182
Latitude:51° 22' 12.75" N
Longitude:   2° 41' 36.63" W

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[ST 5173 6374] A simple bowl barrow, T36, 72 feet in diameter and 2 1/2 feet high (1). This is said to be a traditional burying place and as recently as 1905 a horse was buried in it. (1-2)
This is a circular mound 0.7m high, at ST 5173 6375. There is a strong local tradition that horses were buried in it, but it is impossible to tell from the appearance of the mound whether it is completely modern or a re-utilised bowl barrow. Surveyed at 1:2500. (3)
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13th April 2015ce