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Larks Low

Round Barrow(s)

<b>Larks Low</b>Posted by Emma AImage © Emma Alsop
Nearest Town:Bakewell (6km N)
OS Ref (GB):   SK200626 / Sheet: 119
Latitude:53° 9' 35.2" N
Longitude:   1° 42' 3.06" W

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As with many of the barrows in this area of the Peak, Larks Low has been somewhat rattled by the plough.

Today the barrow measures approx. 12 x 9m in diameter, and stands to a height of 50-75cm. A rock cut grave covered by a limestone slab held several cremations and a inhumation.
Animal bones, a small burial urn, quartz pebbles and a bronze pin/point were also recovered.

A nice enough little barrow tucked away in a very quiet corner of the Peak, 800m walk through the dry (most of the year) wooded limestone valley of Rusden.

Finds from:
J.Barnatt's & J. Collis' "Barrow Corpus"
stubob Posted by stubob
22nd March 2005ce
Edited 17th May 2005ce