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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A long barrow, now nearly ploughed down, covered a burial chamber complex; a palisade which may have been a retaining wall or a mortuary enclosure. A round barrow over the west end contained cremations, inhumations and beaker pottery.

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Round barrow on Middleton Common; appears to be of Bronze Age origin, with Saxon secondary interments; a Neolithic arrowhead was found while ploughing over the barrow mound

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Barrow at Rushall Hall. Partial excavation circa 1955 located the bowl of an 18th century clay pipe, pottery fragments and a quantity of bone. Possible early medieval inhumations. Probable Hlaew.

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Probable 7th century `hlaw or round barrow surviving as a flat-topped mound containing the burial of a possible Saxon chieftain accompanied by grave goods including jewellery, swords, shields, drinking horns and a bucket. The finds are present in the Reading and British Museums. The mound...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Two Bronze Age round barrows, one contained a primary cremation, other finds included pottery and flint flakes. The other contained a primary inhumation, it was later used as an Iron Age square barrow containing an inhumation.

STAND LOWE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

An Anglo Saxon barrow, originally containing a primary 7th century inhumation accompanied by grave goods including a bead necklace, knives and a box. Residual prehistoric flint implements were recovered from the mound material. Scheduled.

ROUND HILL

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Probable Saxon round barrow excavated in 1927 and 1961-2. Some later prehistoric flints and Roman potsherds found within the mound. A central pit contained human remains. Next to the pit, standing upright, was a pottery vessel said to be of 7th century date. It seemed unlikely to be intrus...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Three barrows on Haddon Bank. A Roman or post-Roman quern and possible saxon pottery was found in one of the barrows.

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A Neolithic and Early Bronze Age round barrow excavated by Greenwell in June 1865. At the time, it measured 60 feet in diameter and 5.5 feet in height, but had been damaged by ploughing and also levelling operations for the Langton racecourse. Centrally placed beneath the mound was a crouc...

BLYTH LAW HILL

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Alleged round barrow later reused as a Medieval gallows mound with associated inhumations. Finds also include Roman pottery and a flint arrowhead.