Monument details

HER Number:1632/1/2
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Western bowl barrow at Knights Low


Scheduled bowl barrow located on a gently sloping valley side in Knightslow Wood. It includes a circular earthen mound 5m in diameter and up to 0.5m high.

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 1007383: Western Bowl Barrow At Knights Low

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