Monument details

HER Number:1603
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Bowl barrow at Ox Close


Scheduled Bronze Age bowl barrow located in Ox Close at the south-west side of a ridge crest just below the summit. It includes a slightly oval earthen mound up to 1.5m high with maximum dimension of 16m by 15m. It has been spread by infrequent ploughing.

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

  • BOWL BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 801 BC)
  • ROUND BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 801 BC)
Protected Status:Scheduled Monument 1007393: Bowl Barrow At Ox Close

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