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Wins Barrow

Round Barrow(s)

<b>Wins Barrow</b>Posted by thesweetcheatImage © A. Brookes (5.9.2009)
Also known as:
  • Win's Barrow

Nearest Town:Chipping Norton (18km NE)
OS Ref (GB):   SP156184 / Sheet: 163
Latitude:51° 51' 48.47" N
Longitude:   1° 46' 24.34" W

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<b>Wins Barrow</b>Posted by thesweetcheat <b>Wins Barrow</b>Posted by thesweetcheat


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Visited 5.9.2009 from Farmington round barrow. Wins Barrow has been in the wars somewhat (see Miscellaneous post) but is still there - the road actually runs a few yards to the east. It has a fence/gate right on top of it, and sits unloved by the side of a driveway. thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
4th October 2009ce
Edited 4th October 2009ce


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Wins Barrow is on the crest of Bourton Hill. It's right on the parish boundary - or rather, perhaps, the parish boundary is right on it. Perhaps that's why it's also cut right through by a road, which also follows the boundary. Er, so there isn't much to see here.

The barrow is mentioned in a Saxon charter from 779AD, where it is called 'Winesbeorg'.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
30th June 2006ce