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Barrow / Cairn Cemetery


Details of barrows on Pastscape

(SY 74698259; SY 74928260; SY 75108258; SY 75208257 Tumulus (NR) (twice) Tumuli (NR) (1)
Four bowl barrows at wide intervals in W-E line along spine of ridge above 400ft contour at Osmington.
(A) Bowl (74698259). Much damaged by gun emplacement in centre.
(B) Bowl (74928260) 270 yds. E of (A). Diam. 51 ft., ht. 5 ft., with many flints on surface. Ploughed.
(C) Bowl (75108258) 180 yds. E of (B). Diam. 51 ft., ht. 4 ft. Ploughed.
(D) Ditched bowl (?) (75208257) 90 yds. E of (C). Diam. 54 ft., ht. 2 1/2 ft. (2,3)
SY 749826. Three barrows south of Poxwell Big Wood. Scheduled. (4)
'A' SY 74678260. Bowl barrow in pasture. Overgrown and very mutilated. Diameter 14.0m., height 1.5m. No visible ditch.
'B' SY 74928260. Bowl barrow in grass, may have been ploughed over. Diameter 14.0m., height 1.0m. No visible ditch.
'C' SY 75098257. Bowl barrow in pasture. Diameter 15.5m., height 1.0m. No visible ditch.
'D' SY 75198257. Bowl barrow in pasture. Diameter 14.0m., height 0.9m. No visible ditch.
Both of these barrows ('C') and ('D') appear to have been ploughed down.
Chance Posted by Chance
29th May 2014ce

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