Bowl Barrow 380m North West 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

SJ814814 (381366, 87748)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.6885, -2.26382

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Two Bronze Age bwowl barrows situated on a knoll overlooking Frome Valley to the north. The larger barrow is 18m in diameter and 1.5m high with a ditch visible as a 2m wide depression to the north and south, elsware the ditch will survive as a buried feature. The upper part of the mound has a number of trenches cut into it of military origin. This barrow is scheduled. The other barrow is scrub covered.

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