The Modern Antiquarian. Stone Circles, Ancient Sites, Neolithic Monuments, Ancient Monuments, Prehistoric Sites, Megalithic MysteriesThe Modern Antiquarian

Wardstone Barrow

Round Barrow(s)


Details of barrow on Pastscape

(SY 79348133) Wardstone Barrow (NR) (1) Wardstone Barrow is a bowl barrow measuring 44ft. diameter by 4 1/2 ft. (3) or 6ft. Excavation of the mound in 1867 revealed a primary cremation in an upright Late Bronze Age bucket-urn covered with a flat stone. The urn was preserved at Lulworth Castle but was destroyed by fire in 1928. (3,4)
SY 793248133. 'Wardstone Barrow (name not confirmed) - a bowl barrow in arable but not ploughed over. Diameter 13.0m., height 1.4m. No visible ditch. Re-surveyed at 1:2500 on M.S.D. (5)
Chance Posted by Chance
29th May 2014ce

Comments (0)

You must be logged in to add a comment