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Yearns Low

Round Barrow(s)

<b>Yearns Low</b>Posted by postmanImage © chris bickerton
Nearest Town:Bollington (4km NW)
OS Ref (GB):   SJ964759 / Sheet: 118
Latitude:53° 16' 46.94" N
Longitude:   2° 3' 14.39" W

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<b>Yearns Low</b>Posted by postman <b>Yearns Low</b>Posted by postman <b>Yearns Low</b>Posted by postman


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Yearns Low barrow sits on a ridge - this lovely picture by Jane Osmond gives an impression of its place in the landscape:

According to MAGIC it is unusual in that the mound was reused for burials in the Roman period. It's also fairly unusual in that two drystone walls cross over it!
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
11th June 2004ce


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Revealing Cheshire's Past

Another page mentions the Roman reuse of the barrow.
mascot Posted by mascot
10th September 2010ce
Edited 11th September 2010ce