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Texas Barrows

Round Barrow(s)


Details of barrows on Pastscape

[A: SU 4559 2700 and B: SU 4557 2698] Tumuli [OE]
A: Bowl barrow, diameter in paces, 30. Height 8 1/2'. Hollow in centre. A fine example.
B: Bowl barrow. Diameter in paces, 18. Height 3'. Hollow in centre.
A: A large bowl barrow, diameter 28.0 m. height 2.5 m. no ditch. Large hollow in the centre.
B: A flat-topped bowl barrow, diameter 17.0 m. height 1.2 m. no ditch. Slight hollow in centre.
Both situated in a chicken run.
Earthwork remains of two Bronze Age bowl barrows. The northern barrow is 26m in diameter and is 2.5m high; a broad ditch c.7m wide and 0.2m deep is visible as an earthwork and as an area fo darker soil to the east of the barrow. A trench, suggesting excavation, cuts across the barrow east-west. The second barrow is situated 15m to the south, it is 1m high and has a maximum diameter of 19m. Lithic implements are visible on the surfaces of the barrows.
Chance Posted by Chance
7th June 2014ce

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