Sharp Low Bowl Barrow

Derbyshire

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Bronze Age
Inhumation

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Derbyshire County Council

District Council

Derbyshire Dales District Council

Parish

Tissington and Lea Hall

Parliamentary Constituency

Derbyshire Dales

Grid Reference

SE161161 (416132, 352863)

WGS84 Coordinates

53.0725, -1.75919

Nearest Postcode

DE6 1NL

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Notes

Bateman opened a barrow, no more than 18" high, called Sharp Low, on the summit of a hill to the left ogf the road to Dovedale, in 1848. Two cuttings were made, a contracted inhumation being found in each, one having an irn knife. In the middle of the barrow was a stone, beneath which lay the horn of a bull, with another bone. Bronze Age barrow with probable Saxon secondary inhumations.

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