Monument details

HER Number:1603
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Round Barrow 450m East of Brink Farm

Summary

This Bronze Age round barrow is a Scheduled Monument. It is a Bowl-shaped mound, situated a little below the top of a rounded knoll which forms part of a narrow steep-sided watershed. 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.


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 22570: Bowl Barrow At Ox Close



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