Monument details

HER Number:1600
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Yearn's Low Round Barrow

Summary

A Bronze Age round barrow near Yearnslow Farm is a Scheduled Monument. Three field walls meet on top of the mound, which is ploughed down and spread. There are records of roman finds being recovered from a barrow in this area.

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:RAINOW, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE EAST

Monument Types

  • 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 22567: Yearn's Low Bowl Barrow

Related records

1607Related to: Yearn's bowl barrow (Monument)



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