Bowl Barrow on Gallows Hill


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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

SJ843843 (384326, 91023)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.718, -2.22205

Nearest Postcode

BH20 7NG

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A bowl barrow situated on Gallows Hill. The barow has a mound composed of earth, sand and turf, with maximum dimensions of 19m in diameter and c0.8m in height. The mound is surrounded by a quarry ditch which survives as a buried feature.

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