Bowl Barrow on the Southern End of the Long Mynd, 630m East of Myndtown.


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Bronze Age
Pillow Mound

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English Heritage

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Shropshire Council



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Grid Reference

SJ397397 (339704, 289465)

WGS84 Coordinates

52.4994, -2.88832

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Bronze Age bowl barrow surviving as an earthwork.A small oval mound, located on a steep west facing hill side above Myndtown, has been surveyed in the field and is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs. The mound has been interpreted as a Bronze Age round barrow. Alternatively, its oval shape suggests that it may be a Medieval pillow mound, associated with several pillow mounds to the south, in the vicinity of Black Knoll.

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