Bowl Barrow 300m South East of Hyford Cottage


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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Dorset County Council

District Council

Purbeck District Council



Parliamentary Constituency

South Dorset

Grid Reference

SJ820820 (381978, 87498)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.6863, -2.25514

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Bronze Age bowl barrow situated on a knowl overlooking the Frome Valley to the north. The monument concists of a mound 15m in diameter and 1.1m high. The mound is surounded by a ditch this is visible to the south as a depression 3m wide and 0.2m deep, elsewhere it will survive as a buried feature. The upper part of the mound has a hollow cut into it , along with a trench 1m wide. These features possibly relate to military training activities. Scheduled.

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