Group of Six Pillow Mounds 470m North West of Barnston Farm


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Pillow Mound

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Dorset County Council

District Council

Purbeck District Council


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Parliamentary Constituency

South Dorset

Grid Reference

SJ929929 (392928, 81990)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.637, -2.10002

Nearest Postcode

BH20 5NT

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A group of six medieval pillow mounds on Ridgeway Hill. Each pillow mound has a mound composed of earth, chalk and flint, with maximum dimensions of between 13-16m in length, 6-10m in width and c0.5-0.75m in height.

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