The Modern Antiquarian. Stone Circles, Ancient Sites, Neolithic Monuments, Ancient Monuments, Prehistoric Sites, Megalithic MysteriesThe Modern Antiquarian


North Yew Tree Heath Barrows

Barrow / Cairn Cemetery

Nearest Town:Southampton (6km NE)
OS Ref (GB):   SU366080 / Sheet: 196
Latitude:50° 52' 11.09" N
Longitude:   1° 28' 47.32" W

Added by pure joy

Discussion Topics0 discussions
Start a topic

Show map   (inline Google Map)


Add miscellaneous Add miscellaneous
10 barrows in a small area form scheduled ancient monument no.249.

The excellent ‘Hampshire Treasures’ resource gives the following information – “SU366080 - North Yew Tree Heath. A group of six bowl barrows and a probable bell barrow. All ditched”.

“Bowl Barrow. SU362082. West of Foxhill Farm. 1.5m in diameter. 0.7m high. Surrounding ditch. Gorse-covered large central mutilation”.

“Bowl Barrow. SU362082. West of Foxhill Farm. 9.0m diameter. 0.8m high. Slight trace of ditch on south side. Heather covered. Large crater mutilation.”

“Barrow. SU366079. North Yew Tree Heath. Probably bowl barrow. To the south of group of seven”
pure joy Posted by pure joy
11th July 2003ce