Monument details

HER Number:1352
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Bowl barrow 200m NE of Capesthorne Hall


This Bronze Age barrow is a Scheduled Monument . There is a stone pedestal on the top.

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 1007399: Bowl Barrow 200M North-East Of Capesthorne Hall

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