|Type of record:||Archaeology|
This Bronze Age Barrow near Charles Head Farm, Rainow. The mound is crossed by a wall with a pit to the north which may be an undocumented excavation.
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|
- 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 23613: Bowl Barrow At Charles Head|