Bowl Barrow 300m South of Fox Covert Forming Part of the Fox Covert Round Barrow Cemetery on West Down

Wiltshire

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Bronze Age
Cremation

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Wiltshire Council

Parish

Avebury

Parliamentary Constituency

Devizes

Grid Reference

SE077077 (407728, 168475)

WGS84 Coordinates

51.4147, -1.88886

Nearest Postcode

SN8 1QP

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Notes

Bronze Age bowl barrow, Grinsell's Avebury 9, probably excavated in 1849 by Merewether, who found a possible secondary cremation with a richly ornamented urn. The barrow is still extant as a plough-damaged mound 20 metres in diameter and 0.5m high.

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