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West Hill Barrows

Barrow / Cairn Cemetery

<b>West Hill Barrows</b>Posted by formicaantImage © Mike Rowland 29/05/07
Nearest Town:Weymouth (5km SSW)
OS Ref (GB):   SY705847 / Sheet: 194
Latitude:50° 39' 38.2" N
Longitude:   2° 25' 2.69" W

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Only three barrows can be seen at the moment, the rest are obscured by the crops growing in the main field. The barrows are of the bowl type and are in good condition. West hill overlooks the hill of Chalbury, an early univallate hillfort. formicaant Posted by formicaant
31st May 2007ce
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A set of eight round barrows in alignment along the ridge of a hill to the east of Bincombe. These are part of the south Dorset ridgeway group of barrows. formicaant Posted by formicaant
28th May 2007ce