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Three Hills

Round Barrow(s)

Nearest Town:Newmarket (15km SW)
OS Ref (GB):   TL743742 / Sheet: 143
Latitude:52° 20' 15.69" N
Longitude:   0° 33' 31.33" E

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Local people were so convinced that Oliver Cromwell had buried some treasure chests in these barrows, that when one was excavated in 1866 many people were convinced one had been found, and gathered to take a look.

In L. V. Grinsell's 'Folklore of Prehistoric Sites in Britain' (1976)
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
31st October 2003ce
Edited 21st April 2006ce