|Type of record:||Archaeology|
|Name:||Western bowl barrow at Knights Low|
Western bowl barrow at Knights Low. It is a Bowl barrow located on a gently sloping valley side in Knightslow Wood. It consists of a circular earthen mound that survives reasonably well. 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.
|Parish:||LYME HANDLEY, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE EAST|
- 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 22582: Western Bowl Barrow At Knights Low|