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Boiling Well barrows

Round Barrow(s)


Two round barrows, near the natural spring known as the Boiling Well. Pastscape descriptions:

Western barrow (SO42189463):

Bowl barrow on The Long Mynd, 100m north-east of Boiling Well. Scheduled (RSM). The surrounding ditch has become infilled but survives as a surface feature some 32m wide.

Eastern barrow (SO42619449):

Bowl barrow on The Long Mynd, 500m east-south-east of Boiling Well. Scheduled (RSM). The central area of the mound is hollowed to a depth of 0.4m as a result of excavation. The surrounding ditch has been destroyed around the south-west side by a roadway but survives as a buried feature some 1.5m wide around the remainder of the barrow.
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
20th April 2011ce

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