Monument details

HER Number:1628/1/3
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Bowl barrow west 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, West 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 22579: Bowl Barrow West Of Path In Knightslow Wood



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