Rolley Low Bowl Barrow


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Bronze Age
Human Remains

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Derbyshire County Council

District Council

Derbyshire Dales District Council


Great Longstone

Parliamentary Constituency

Derbyshire Dales

Grid Reference

SE184184 (418442, 373621)

WGS84 Coordinates

53.259, -1.72351

Nearest Postcode

SK17 8RP

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A Bronze Age round barrow is visible as an earthwork on air photographs. The feature is extant on the latest 12-SEP-2005 photography (accessed on 08-JUL-2009). At Rolley Low a Bronze Age barrow was opened in 1844. It contained a primary contracted burial in a cist accompanied by two flint arrowheads and a boar's tusk with secondary cist burials which also contained skeletons and an inverted urn over calcined bones. Finds of a Roman coin and human bones suggested a Roman burial near the surface of the barrow.

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