Bell Barrow 500m North East of Beacon Farm


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Bowl Barrow
Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Dorset County Council

District Council

East Dorset District Council


Ferndown Town

Parliamentary Constituency


Grid Reference

SE068068 (406788, 99374)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.7933, -1.90368

Nearest Postcode

BH22 9EG

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Bowl Barrow and Bell Barrow. The bowl barrow has a mound 32 metres in diameter and approximately 3 metres high, surrounded by a ditch from which material was excavated during the mound's construction. This survives as a depression 4 metres wide and up to 0.75 metres deep. The bell barrow has a mound, 25 metres in diameter, surrounded by a sloping berm, approximately 3 metres wide, and is 3 metres high. Surrounding the mound and the berm is a quarry ditch from which material was excavated during the construction of the barrow. This is visible as a depression up to 4 metres wide and 0.8 metres deep. Scheduled.

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