Bowl Barrow on Knowle Hill, 660m North East of St Peter's Church


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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Dorset County Council

District Council

Purbeck District Council


Church Knowle

Parliamentary Constituency

South Dorset

Grid Reference

SJ946946 (394580, 82367)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.6404, -2.07666

Nearest Postcode

BH20 5DS

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Two bowl barrows situated at the eastern end of Knowle Hill. The barrows have mounds of earth, flint and chalk, and are surrounded by quarry ditches which remain visible as earthworks. Excavated in 1861 by JH Austen.

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