Round Barrow on Highwood Brow, 870m North East of Brompton Moor House

North Yorkshire

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Bronze Age
Cremation

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

North Yorkshire County Council

District Council

Scarborough Borough Council

Parish

Wykeham

Parliamentary Constituency

Scarborough and Whitby

Grid Reference

SE937937 (493712, 489093)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.2887, -0.560197

Nearest Postcode

YO13 0BS

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Notes

Group of four round barrows one of which has been destroyed. The eastern most of the surviving barrows is 12 metres in diameter and 1.2 metres high with an excavation hollow in the centre. The middle barrow is 8 metres in diameter and 0.7 metres high with an excavation hollow in the centre. The western most barrow is 6 metres in diameter and 0.6 metres high with an excavation hollow in the centre. Excavation found cremation burials and bronze age urns. The three remaining barrows are scheduled.

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