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Milston Down Barrow Group

Round Barrow(s)


Details of site on Pastscape

(Centred at SU 19264675) Tumuli (AT). (1)

A barrow cemetery comprising of four barrows (Milston 10-12, 21a); three bowl barrows and one round barrow of `exceptional type'. The latter barrow was excavated by Colt Hoare who doubted whether it was sepulchral; no interment was located, the only finds were 'a few animal bones of deer etc'. (2)
Resurveyed at 1:2500. (3) The barrows are visible as earthworks on aerial photographs and have been mapped by both RCHME's Salisbury Plain Training Area NMP and EH's Stonehenge WHS Mapping Project. (4-5)
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23rd July 2015ce

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