Bowl Barrow 450m South of Hillside


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Elkstone barrow III seen from Breech Road

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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Staffordshire County Council

District Council

Staffordshire Moorlands District Council


Warslow and Elkstones

Parliamentary Constituency

Staffordshire Moorlands

Grid Reference

SE051051 (405133, 358429)

WGS84 Coordinates

53.1227, -1.92329

Nearest Postcode

SK17 0LX

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Bronze Age bowl barrow.

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User-Submitted Notes

Correct grid ref:- SK 05133 58430.
The third barrow at Upper Elkstone lies SSW of the highest point of the hill and is a small D-shaped mound. The western quadrant of the barrow has been truncated by a mining trench. Barrow mound is 11m by 9.5m and 0.5m high no visible ditch. Identified by Archaeologist John Barnatt during his 1989 survey of peakland barrows. The regular profile of the mound and its predating of the mine trench suggested to him that it was a barrow. This barrow is thought to have escaped the attentions of Messrs Bateman and Carrington.

Mark Wood, 17 September 2014

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