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Seven Barrows (Tidworth Camp)

Round Barrow(s)


Details of Barrow cemetery on Pastscape

A group of seven bowl barrows arranged as a linear group of five barrows orientated north-south with two outliers to the east. The barrows form the Seven Barrows bowl barrow cemetery.

Group centred SU 2186 4870 Seven Barrows (Tumuli)
[O.E.] [A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H and J]. (1)
A group of nine barrows is marked on the O.S. 6"; known as Seven Barrows. A further bowl barrow [K] of small dimensions was found by the author [K - SU 2189 4864]. (2)
Investigations subsequent to Grinsell's have showed at least three have almost been completely destroyed by military action, mainly tank practice tracks. five others have been badly damaged by military trenches. (3-5)

( 1) Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) OS 6" 1925
( 2) General reference - Proceedings of the Hampshire Field Club 14 1938-40 pp28, 29, 347
( 3) Field Investigators Comments - F1 WW 07-JAN-56
( 4) Field Investigators Comments - F2 FGA 25-JAN-67
( 5) Field Investigators Comments - F3 JGB 23-SEP-82
( 6) General reference - English Heritage Schedule Entry 03/01/1997
Chance Posted by Chance
18th March 2012ce

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