Monument details

HER Number:1585
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Nab Head Round Barrow


This barrow survives to a height of around 1 metre in permanent pasture. It is a Scheduled Monument. 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.


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 1007396: Nab Head Bowl Barrow

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