Two Bowl Barrows, Known As Crippet's Wood Round Barrows, 560m and 590m North East of Dryhill Farm


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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Gloucestershire County Council

District Council

Cotswold District Council



Parliamentary Constituency

The Cotswolds

Grid Reference

SJ935935 (393521, 217121)

WGS84 Coordinates

51.8522, -2.09408

Nearest Postcode

GL53 9QB

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A suggested bowl barrow close to the better known Dry Heathfield Barrow (SP 91 NW 17). The most recent schedule entry describes the mound as being 20 metres in diameter and 60 centimetres high. It appears to be the same feature described by earlier authorities (eg Witt 1883; O'Neil and Grinsell 1960) as a round barrow. Ordnance Survey field investigation in 1972 noted that "a semicircular rise..., presumably that recorded by Mrs O'Neil, is almost certainly not a barrow but upcast from an adjacent pit".

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