Monument details

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

Summary

This Bronze Age Round Barrow is a Scheduled Monument. It is a conical hill about that lies on the sloping valley side in Knightslow Wood.

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

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 22581: Eastern Bowl Barrow At Knights Low



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