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The Butt (Fritham)

Round Barrow(s)

Nearest Town:Romsey (11km NE)
OS Ref (GB):   SU244138 / Sheet: 195
Latitude:50° 55' 21.18" N
Longitude:   1° 39' 10.13" W

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One of the larget bowl barrows in the New Forest area, and now a scheduled ancient monument, no.298. The excellent ‘Hampshire Treasures’ resource gives the following information – “The Butt, Fritham. Measures 23.5m. in diameter and 2.2m. in height. Surrounded by a ditch. Mutilated on top by a brick structure. O.S.A. SU21 SW19 Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, p.358.” pure joy Posted by pure joy
26th July 2003ce