Bowl Barrow 380m South-West of Blore Church

Staffordshire

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Net Low, Blore

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Bronze Age
Cinerary Urn

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Staffordshire County Council

District Council

Staffordshire Moorlands District Council

Parish

Blore with Swinscoe

Parliamentary Constituency

Staffordshire Moorlands

Grid Reference

SE134134 (413387, 349148)

WGS84 Coordinates

53.0391, -1.80032

Nearest Postcode

DE6 2BS

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Notes

Bronze Age bowl barrow surviving as an earthwork. Excavation in 1849 and 1927 revealed cremation burial with urn and pygmy cup and inhumation with vessel and iron ring supposed Anglo-Saxon burial

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User-Submitted Notes

Carrington's excavation of 2nd June 1849 recorded in Bateman's "Ten Years Diggings..." as being in a field called Nettles (Net Lows?). The field containing this barrow is shown on a Tithe Map of 1845 as Blore Netlow so the name Net Low would appear to apply to this barrow.

Mark Wood, 14 September 2014

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