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Round Low

Round Barrow(s)

<b>Round Low</b>Posted by stubobImage © stubob
Nearest Town:Wirksworth (5km E)
OS Ref (GB):   SK239549 / Sheet: 119
Latitude:53° 5' 25.43" N
Longitude:   1° 38' 35.12" W

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<b>Round Low</b>Posted by fauny fergus <b>Round Low</b>Posted by stubob


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Round Low is a bit tired looking and doesn't really stand out amongst all the old lead workings it lies in. Be careful if you leave the path here or on Carsington Pastures some of the old shafts are only covered with wooden boards and grass.
The Hopton Works spoil the view to Harboro Rocks which, in itself, is well worth a sniff around.
stubob Posted by stubob
8th January 2003ce
Edited 12th August 2010ce


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Thomas Bateman excavated part of the barrow in 1848, uncovering a pottery urn containing flint artefacts and the remains of a human cremation.

J.Barnatt's & J. Collis' "Barrow Corpus"
B Marsden's "The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire"
stubob Posted by stubob
12th February 2005ce
Edited 23rd March 2005ce