Monument details

HER Number:337
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Bowl barrow 140m east of Long Lane

Summary

This Bronze Age burial mound is a Scheduled Monument. It consists of a low mound on top of knoll to east of Bickerton Hills.

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:BICKERTON, CREWE AND NANTWICH, CHESHIRE EAST

Monument Types

  • MOUND (Bronze Age - 2350 BC? to 801 BC)
  • ROUND BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC? to 801 BC (?))
Protected Status:Scheduled Monument 23636: Bowl Barrow 140M East Of Long Lane



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