Round barrow on Shortwood Hill


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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

South Gloucestershire Council



Parliamentary Constituency

Thornbury and Yate

Grid Reference

SJ684684 (368422, 175978)

WGS84 Coordinates

51.4814, -2.45479

Nearest Postcode

BS16 9PF

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Earthwork remains of a Bronze Age bowl barrow. Field investigations in 1962 located no traces of a ditch, the barrow had been spread by ploughing and had a maximum height of 1.1 metres. The southern side of the barrow had been encroached by a hedge.

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