|Type of record:||Archaeology|
|Name:||Jodrell Bank Barrow Cemetery|
A group of round barrows that crosses the parish boundaries of Goostrey, Twemlow and Swettenham. A total of six barrows have been identified.
One of the barrows was totally excavated in 1987-88 revealing a primary burial pit with a broken collared urn and cremated bone. 4 unurned cremations were also found. Another of the mounds has been completely removed, possibly during landscaping the grounds of Jodrell Hall c.1899-1905. The four remaining barrows are Scheduled Monuments.
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:||SWETTENHAM, CONGLETON, CHESHIRE EAST|
- CEMETERY (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 801 BC)
- FUNERARY SITE (Burial Site, Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 801 BC)
- MOUND (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 801 BC)
- ROUND BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 801 BC)
|Protected Status:||Scheduled Monument 23657: Bowl Barrow 800M South-East Of Jodrell Bank Farm|
|1037/1/0||Related to: Jodrell Bank Barrow Cemetery (Monument)|