Monument details

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

Summary

Scheduled Bowl Barrow within the golf course in Carden Park. It is located on a saddle of higher ground to the south of The Birches wood and comprises an oval sand and earthen mound up to 1.5m high with maximum dimensions of 32m by 25m. Geophysical survey in 1997 identified two 'hot spots', one in the centre of the mound, the other on the east side; these are potentially burials.

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

  • ROUND BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 801 BC (?))
Protected Status:Scheduled Monument 1011142: Bowl Barrow in Carden Park

Related records

1762/1/1Related to: Alleged Group of Barrows to the South-East of Carden Hall (Monument)
1763/1/1Related to: Carden Hall (Monument)
1763/2/0Related to: Carden Park (Landscape)
1762/1/3Related to: Excavated Natural Mound, Carden Park (Monument)



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