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Wind Low

Round Barrow(s)

<b>Wind Low</b>Posted by postmanImage © chris bickerton
Nearest Town:Buxton (7km WSW)
OS Ref (GB):   SK114751 / Sheet: 119
Latitude:53° 16' 20.65" N
Longitude:   1° 49' 44.53" W

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The barrow measures 16x12m by 0.5m high, dated to the Bronze age,it is topped by the socketed base of a medieval cross.

Thomas Bateman excavated in 1846 discovering a central cist and the disturbed remains of three adult and two infant burials accompanied by burnt bones, pot
shards, flint tools, and parts of a shale bracelet and a necklace delicately made from jet and ivory.
Both the cist and the barrows kerb both noted by Bareman have been removed at some point.
stubob Posted by stubob
29th July 2006ce