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Bowood Park Mound

Round Barrow(s)

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Nearest Town:Calne (3km NE)
OS Ref (GB):   ST97126902 / Sheet: 173
Latitude:51° 25' 10.72" N
Longitude:   2° 2' 29.12" W

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Details of mound on Pastscape

Monument No. 212099

Possible mound in Bowood Park. It may be a barrow but was not included identified as such by Grinsell, or ornamental mound. Field investigations in 1968 located several slight irregularities in the area but none were definitely identified as the mound.

(ST 97126902) Mound (TI) (1)
This mound may be of one of those 'in and about Bowood' which the Earl of Kerry (2) thought might be ornamental mounds or
barrows. It is not listed by Grinsell in U.C.H.,Wilts.,1,1957. (2)
There are several slight irregularities in the area indicated but none can definitely be identified as the mound. (3)

( 1) Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) OS 6", 1961.
( 2) The Wiltshire archaeological and natural history magazine 42, 1922 Page(s)37
( 3) Field Investigators Comments F1 ANK 07-MAY-68
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21st August 2012ce