Monument details

HER Number:823
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Long barrow 300m SE of Somerford Bridge

Summary

A suspected long barrow, situated near Somerford Bridge. It is covered in oak trees and there is no evidence of flanking ditches. It is a Scheduled Monument.

Long barrows are rectangular burial mounds of earth that may cover a stone burial chamber.


Parish:SOMERFORD, CONGLETON, CHESHIRE EAST

Monument Types

  • LONG BARROW (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC?)
  • PILLOW MOUND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD? (?))



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