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Re: Chamber closed
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davidtic wrote:
On visiting the barrow this Monday, I found the entrance completely sealed and turfed over. It all looks depressingly permanent, although the sign talks about a "programme of repairs" following the failure of the walls inside the barrow.

Does anyone know any more about this? The turf looked like it had been put there fairly recently:

The following link gives about a little more detail than the notice :-

In the March 07 year I contact a chap at Glos CC Archeo Services after I noticed some sort of frame had been erected at the rear of the barrow and was told that there was a risk of collapse. Later Treehugger went there and more or the frame work had been erected. I guess this along with the vandalism that has taken place the CC have decided to close it off on safety grounds.
It a shame as this is a real great barrow to visit but obviously there is a necessity to protect us. Lets hop it opens again soon.......

I was just wondering if the CC stumbled accross the vandals at work and just sealed them in there like a sort of time capsule? ;o)



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3rd March 2009ce

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