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Chewton Mendip barrows

Barrow / Cairn Cemetery


Somerset County Council

"Mendip Hills: An Archaeological Survey of the
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty" by Peter Ellis.

There are a number of round barrows in this area, perching on the edge of the hill at Chew Down, and a couple of supposed longbarrows. Some people have doubted the latter's authenticity (this is a mining area and longbarrows are rare in this area anyway). For details you could look at the Somerset Historic Environment records via[...]&mapx=299110&prn=34622
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
19th March 2004ce
Edited 30th July 2007ce

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