Bowl Barrow on Farm Heath, 470m South East of Hill Cottages


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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Dorset County Council

District Council

Purbeck District Council


East Stoke

Parliamentary Constituency

South Dorset

Grid Reference

SJ888888 (388831, 87888)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.69, -2.15814

Nearest Postcode

BH20 6AU

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A bowl barrow situated on the summit of a knoll, overlooking the Piddle Valley to the north.The barrow has a mound composed of earth, sand and turf, with maximum dimensions of 13 metres in diameter and approximately 2 metres in height. The mound has a slit trench which relates to former military activities. It is surrounded by a ditch from which material was excavated during its construction. This has become infilled over the years but will survive as a buried feature 1.5 metres wide. Scheduled.

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