Monument details

HER Number:1627/1/2
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Bowl barrow 50m South of Summit of Sponds Hill

Summary

The southern most of two Bronze Age bowl barrows on Sponds Hill. This small mound is 19.5m by 16m and up to 1m high. 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

Monument Types

  • BOWL BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 801 BC)
Protected Status:Scheduled Monument 22572: Bowl Barrow 50M South Of Summit Of Sponds Hill

Related records

1627/1/1Related to: Bowl Barrow on Summit of Sponds Hill (Monument)
1627/1/1Related to: Bowl Barrow on Summit of Sponds Hill (Monument)
1627/1/1Related to: Bowl Barrow on Summit of Sponds Hill (Monument)
1627/1/1Related to: Bowl Barrow on Summit of Sponds Hill (Monument)



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