Bowl Barrow on Canford Heath 650m South of Southern Corner of New Covert


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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Poole Borough Council



Parliamentary Constituency

Mid Dorset and North Poole

Grid Reference

SE034034 (403448, 96150)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.7644, -1.9511

Nearest Postcode

BH11 9QL

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A Bronze Age bowl barrow and the site of a destroyed bowl barrow on Canford Heath. The surviving barrow measures 15 metres in diameter and 1.6 metres high. The ditch survives as a slight depression on the northern side. A slight depression in the centre may represent a past excavation. The surviving barrow is scheduled, the other has been descheduled.

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