Monument details

HER Number:1138
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Bowl barrow 450m ENE of Swettenham Hall

Summary

A probable round barrow that has been spread by ploughing. This is a Scheduled Monument.

Round barrows are a type of burial mound, particulary 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

Monument Types

  • ROUND BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC? to 801 BC? (?))
Protected Status:Scheduled Monument 23614: Bowl Barrow 450M East-North-East Of Swettenham Hall



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