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Barford Sheds Cursus


Nearest Town:Warwick (3km NNW)
OS Ref (GB):   SP288623 / Sheet: 151
Latitude:52° 15' 27.55" N
Longitude:   1° 34' 40.86" W

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FromWarwickshire SMR.

At Barford Sheds, a long, narrow rectangular enclosure is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs. This might be a cursus monument. barrows, in which people buried the dead during the Neolithic period, are uncommon in Warwickshire.
Posted by BrigantesNation
29th November 2004ce

The cursus is 700ft long and 95ft wide, there is an associated mortuary enclosure. The whole thing is only visible from cropmarks and has been partly destroyed. 400m souith east of Barford Sheds. Posted by BrigantesNation
4th August 2003ce