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Creek Bottom Barrows

Round Barrow(s)

Nearest Town:New Milton (8km SSE)
OS Ref (GB):   SU235027 / Sheet: 195
Latitude:50° 49' 21.95" N
Longitude:   1° 39' 58.8" W

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The excellent ‘Hampshire Treasures’ resource gives the following information – “South of Creek Bottom. A - Bell barrow 151/2m.diameter with a berm on west side, 21/2m. wide. Much mutilated. B - Bowl barrow 16m. diameter and 1.6m. high. Visible ditch. Both barrows. Both barrows excavated 1949. Three stone cists with cremations found.”

The resource also records the remains of a Boiling Mound at SU236028 “Creek Bottom. A concentration of calcined flints and some worked flints have been found.”
pure joy Posted by pure joy
11th July 2003ce