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Axton tumulus IV and V

Round Barrow(s)

<b>Axton tumulus IV and V</b>Posted by postmanImage © Chris Bickerton
Nearest Town:Prestatyn (4km WNW)
OS Ref (GB):   SJ10378030 / Sheet: 116
Latitude:53° 18' 42.06" N
Longitude:   3° 20' 43.56" W

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Visited 11.7.10
Take the turning north out of the village, sign posted Axton Lane. You will shortly come to a public footpath sign – park here. The barrows are easily seen from the gate or a 1 minute walk will get you up close. The barrows are right next to each other but are now only low mounds. Worth a quick look when in the area. Good views.
Posted by CARL
21st July 2010ce

Directly east of Gop cairn, these two barrows have good views of mountains and the sea. One is about a metre high and the other slightly bigger at nearly two metres, about twenty metres apart. Pretty close to the road and next to a footpath. postman Posted by postman
15th January 2008ce