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Fox Barrow

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Details of barrow on Pastscape

Bronze Age bowl barrow visible as an earthwork and mapped from aerial photographs.

[SU 5071 8308] Fox Barrow [G.T.] (1)
Fox Barrow is a bowl barrow mentioned in an Anglo Saxon charter, and situated at the junction of the Blewbury, Compton and East Ilsley parish boundaries. The mound is thirty paces in diameter, seven feet high and surrounded by a ditch. Scheduled. (2-3) 'Fox Barrow' has been spared by ploughing and there is now no trace of a ditch. Published survey (25") revised. (4)
The barrow is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs. (5)

( 1) General reference O.S. 6" (Prov.) 1960
( 2) General reference Berks A.J. 40, 1936, 46. (L.V. Grinsell)
( 3) General reference A M S Eng and Wales 1961, 19. (Mow).
( 4) Field Investigators Comments F1 JP 23-APR-64
( 5) Vertical aerial photograph reference number NMR OS/6431 208 17-MAY-1964
Chance Posted by Chance
9th March 2012ce

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