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Long Barrow


Details of long barrow on Pastscape

(SU 03552042) Long Barrow (OE) This is situated near the boundary between Hants and Wilts but is actually in Hants. The mound in 110 ft long and 60 ft wide and is 8 ft high. The flank ditches are 18 ft wide and about 2 ft deep. It is a well preserved example with the mound gently increasing in height towards the SE. The ditch is better preserved on the W.
This barrow measures 38 metres NW-SE and 24m SW-NE. There is a ditch on the W side but only rather vague traces of one on the E side. The barrow is 1.8m in height (slightly higher at the SE end) and 2.4m above the bottom of the ditch.
Chance Posted by Chance
5th June 2014ce

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