HeritageGateway - Home
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Historic England research records Result
Historic England research recordsPrintable version | About Historic England research records

Historic England Research Records

Monument Number 221148

Hob Uid: 221148
Location :
Wiltshire
Wiltshire
Alton
Grid Ref : SU1148064100
Summary : Probable Bronze Age bowl barrow, listed by Grinsell as Alton 12, located c300 yards west of New Town. It survives as a much mutilated amorphous mound 15 metres in diameter and 0.5 metres high.
More information : (SU 11486409) Tumulus (NR) (1)

Bowl barrow, Alton 12, 26 paces in diameter, 300 yds west of New
Town. (2)

SU 11486410: A much mutilated amorphous mound approximately 15.0m
in diameter and 0.5m high.
Resurveyed at 1:2500. (3)

The possible Bronze Age barrow described by the previous authorities
is situated in an area of disturbed ground and was not discernible
from other ground swellings visible on the available aerial
photographs. (4)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1961
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :
Source Number : 2
Source : A history of Wiltshire: volume 1, part 1
Source details : L Grinsell: Archaeological Gazetteer
Page(s) : 149
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 MHB 23-JUL-74
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :
Source Number : 4
Source : RCHME/EH/HE Aerial Photographers comment
Source details : Helen Winton/26-OCT-1998/RCHME: Avebury World Heritage Site Mapping Project
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :
Source Number :
Source : SU 16 SW 9, 10, 25, 27 and LINEAR 54 (Wansdyke, SU 1164) (1974)
Source details :
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :
Source Number :
Source : SU 16 SW 9, 25, 27 (1974)/Antiquity Model
Source details :
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
Monument End Date : -700
Monument Start Date : -2600
Monument Type : Bowl Barrow
Evidence : Earthwork

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SU 16 SW 25
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SU 16 SW 25
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1974-07-23
End Date : 1974-07-23
Associated Activities : RCHME: AVEBURY WORLD HERITAGE SITE PROJECT
Activity type : FIELD SURVEY
Start Date : 1997-08-01
End Date : 1998-12-01