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

Shooting Box barrows

Round Barrow(s)


Two round barrows next to the Port Way trackway on the Long Mynd. Pastscape descriptions:

NE barrow (SO42289554)

Bowl barrow on Wildmoor, 200m north-east of the Shooting Box. Scheduled (RSM). The surrounding ditch has become infilled but survives as a buried feature some 2m wide.

SW barrow - "The Shooting Box" (SO42109538)

Disc barrow; the mound, 20.0 m in diameter, 2.0 m in height, has been quarried into on the N side, and the centre has been dug away from the E side to shelter a shooting box. The annular bank is 50.0 m in diameter, 7.0 m in width and 0.2 to 0.5 m in height. A track cuts through the SE side. Site under heather.
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
20th April 2011ce

Comments (0)

You must be logged in to add a comment