Bowl Barrow on Sugar Hill


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Bronze Age

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Wiltshire Council



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Grid Reference

SE242242 (424164, 178427)

WGS84 Coordinates

51.5038, -1.65182

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A Bronze Age bowl barrow is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork. Classified by Grinsell as Aldbourne 8 the barrow has a diameter of 39m, is 3.8m in height and has a 0.6m deep ditch. The barrow was excavated by Greenwell in 1879 who discovered an adult cremation with associated bronze dagger and bone pin in a cist. Other finds were sherds of Bronze Age vessels and flint flakes.

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