Round Barrow 350m South East of Fordham Farm

East Yorkshire

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Bowl Barrow

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

East Riding of Yorkshire Council


Kirby Underdale

Parliamentary Constituency

East Yorkshire

Grid Reference

SE832832 (483233, 456995)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.0021, -0.73001

Nearest Postcode

YO42 1SZ

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A round barrow, now extant as a vague rise circa 30 metres in diameter and up to 0.5 metres high. It was examined in April 1867 by Mortimer, who reported finding no trace of a burial. His search of the mound recovered some flint "splinters" and a flaked flint knife, as well as part of a polished axe (flint?). He also found many small potsherds, since identified as Beaker, which were "chiefly from the base of the barrow where wood ashes were rather abundant".

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