Monument details

HER Number:1762/1/2
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Bowl Barrow in Carden Park

Summary

Possible Bronze Age round barrow. An oval mound or sand and earth around 1.5 meters high. The site is a Scheduled Monument.

Round barrows are a type of burial mound, particularly used in the Bronze Age. Mounds of earth and stone were placed over a burial or cremation. A single barrow could be re-used for several later burials.


Parish:CARDEN, CHESTER, CHESHIRE WEST AND CHESTER

Monument Types

  • MOUND (Unknown date)
  • ROUND BARROW? (Bronze Age - 2350 BC? to 801 BC? (?))
Protected Status:Scheduled Monument 23635: Bowl Barrow In Carden Park



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