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Town Low

Hob Uid: 305524
Location :
Staffordshire
Staffordshire Moorlands
Butterton
Grid Ref : SK0844056510
Summary : Town Low - bowl barrow
More information : (Area centred SK 08555650) Fields named Town Low. (1)

(SK 08445651) Town Low a bowl barrow surmounted by a tree ring.
The barrow is approx 23.0m in diameter and 0.7m in height. There
is no visible ditch. The tree ring, concentric with the barrow,
is 10.0m in diameter amd composed of dry stone walling, within
which are a number of trees. The barrow is situated at a height of
approx 950', on the summit of a prominent knoll.

Town Low is referred to in a number of charitable bequests
recorded on 18th and 19th century plaques in the church at
Butterton. (2)

No change. Published survey (1:2500) correct. (3)

(SK 08435650) Tumulus(NR) (4)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Tithe Map Butterton 1850
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JR 12-DEC-57
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F2 DJC 29-OCT-74
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : OS 1:10 000 1976
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
Monument End Date : -700
Monument Start Date : -2600
Monument Type : Bowl Barrow
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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : ST 97
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 13557
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 05 NE 9
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 05 NE 9
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1957-12-12
End Date : 1957-12-12
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 05 NE 9
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1974-10-29
End Date : 1974-10-29