Bowl Barrow on Avon Common, 115m South East of the Mount


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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Dorset County Council

District Council

Christchurch Borough Council



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Grid Reference

SE131131 (413050, 98432)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.7847, -1.81486

Nearest Postcode

BH23 6AU

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Bowl barrow on Avon Common, 115 metres south east of The Mount, one of a dispersed group of barrows on the heathland in this area. Situated on the summit of a low ridge, the barrow has a mound which is 20 metres in diameter and 1.3 metres high, surrounded by a quarry ditch from which material was excavated during its construction. This has become filled in over the years but survives as a buried feature approximately 3 metres wide. Scheduled.

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