Monument details

HER Number:840/1/0
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Seven Lows Barrow Cemetery

Summary

This prehistoric barrow cemetery is first recorded in the 16th century by John Leland. They are noted again by Ormerod in the 19th century though two of them had been lost. Today only four of the original seven are identifiable. The remaining four are Scheduled Monuments.

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:DELAMERE, VALE ROYAL, CHESHIRE WEST AND CHESTER

Monument Types

  • CEMETERY (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 801 BC)
  • FUNERARY SITE (Burial site, Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 801 BC)
  • MOUND ( 7 of, Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 801 BC)
  • ROUND BARROW ( 7 of, Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 801 BC)
Protected Status:Scheduled Monument

Related records

840/1/1Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 1 (Monument)
840/1/1Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 1 (Monument)
840/1/1Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 1 (Monument)
840/1/1Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 1 (Monument)
840/1/2Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 2 (Monument)
840/1/2Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 2 (Monument)
840/1/2Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 2 (Monument)
840/1/2Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 2 (Monument)
840/1/3Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 3 (Monument)
840/1/3Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 3 (Monument)
840/1/3Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 3 (Monument)
840/1/3Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 3 (Monument)
840/1/4Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 4 (Monument)
840/1/4Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 4 (Monument)
840/1/4Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 4 (Monument)
840/1/4Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 4 (Monument)
840/1/5Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 5 (Monument)
840/1/6Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 6 (Monument)
840/1/6Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 6 (Monument)
840/1/6Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 6 (Monument)
840/1/6Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 6 (Monument)
840/1/7Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 7 (Monument)
840/1/7Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 7 (Monument)
840/1/7Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 7 (Monument)
840/1/7Related to: Seven Lows Barrow 7 (Monument)



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