Monument details

HER Number:1628/1/2
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Bowl barrow east of path in Knightslow wood

Summary

One of a group of three round barrows described in 1810 as '3 small tumuli just beyond the wall which forms the partition of the calf-croft from the Knight's Low'. 1988 survey reports a flat-topped undisturbed mound located on gently sloping valley side,east of a north - south aligned path. It is a Scheduled Monument


Parish:LYME HANDLEY, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE EAST

Monument Types

  • CEMETERY (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 801 BC)
  • 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 22580: Bowl Barrow East Of Path In Knightslow Wood



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