Monument details

HER Number:1349
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Round Barrow SE of Capesthorne Hall


Bronze Age burial mound south-east of Capesthorne Hall. It is in a coppiced wood and is approximately 18 metres in diameter. 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

  • CEMETERY (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 801 BC)
  • 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 1007398: Bowl Barrow 450M South-East Of Capesthorne Hall

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