Four Bowl Barrows 240m East of Oak Cottage


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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Dorset County Council

District Council

Purbeck District Council


Bere Regis

Parliamentary Constituency

Mid Dorset and North Poole

Grid Reference

SJ864864 (386369, 95077)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.7546, -2.19326

Nearest Postcode

BH20 7JL

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Four bowl barrows situated on a ridge known as Broomhill. The barrows each have a mound composed of earth, sand and turf, with maximum dimensions of between 13 metres to 17 metres in diameter and between circa 1.2 metres to 1.8 metres in height. Each mound is surrounded by a quarry ditch which survive as buried features circa 1.5 metres to 2 metres wide. Scheduled.

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