Monument details

HER Number:1028
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Bowl barrow 120m east of Village Lane

Summary

A round barrow which has been very much ploughed down. It is a slightly oval mound which survives to a height pf around 0.6 metres. 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:WHITLEY, VALE ROYAL, CHESHIRE WEST AND CHESTER

Monument Types

  • ROUND BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 801 BC)
Protected Status:Scheduled Monument 23615: Bowl Barrow 120M East Of Village Lane



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