Long mound 1500yds (1370m) E of Higher Farm


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Early Neolithic

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Dorset County Council

District Council

East Dorset District Council


Gussage St Michael

Parliamentary Constituency

North Dorset

Grid Reference

SJ993993 (399286, 113099)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.9168, -2.01016

Nearest Postcode

BH21 5JF

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A Neolithic long barrow situated on the crest of a spur sloping southwest, on the southern side of Gussage Hill, circa 500 metres south of the Dorset Cursus (Linear 41) and a similar distance southwest of long barrow ST 91 SE 11. Listed by RCHME as Gussage St Michael 13 and by Grinsell as Gussage St Michael V. RCHME described it as a mound "much reduced by ploughing", measuring about 200 feet in length, 85 feet across and up to 3 feet high, with no side ditches visible on the ground. The mound is aligned east-southeast by west-northwest. There is no record of any excavation.

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