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Round Barrow (within Beacon Hill Hillfort)

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<b>Round Barrow (within Beacon Hill Hillfort)</b>Posted by KammerImage © Simon Marshall
Nearest Town:Tring (6km SSW)
OS Ref (GB):   SP960168 / Sheet: 165
Latitude:51° 50' 27.74" N
Longitude:   0° 36' 22.96" W

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<b>Round Barrow (within Beacon Hill Hillfort)</b>Posted by ginger tt <b>Round Barrow (within Beacon Hill Hillfort)</b>Posted by Kammer

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Visited 8th April 2004: This is one of those barrows that nobody notices even though it's quite large. Planted on top of Beacon Hill, within the defenses of the hillfort, I think it's thought of as just the summit of the hill.

A footpath runs over the top of it, and there's quite a bit of soil erosion going on. It looks like this must have once been a rather large barrow. It goes without saying that the views here are great.

According to English Heritage, geophysics have uncovered possible evidence for a further two round barrows within the interior of the hillfort.
Kammer Posted by Kammer
20th August 2004ce
Edited 20th August 2004ce