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Monument Number 342261

Hob Uid: 342261
Location :
Leicestershire
Harborough
North Kilworth
Grid Ref : SP6240084490
Summary : Two ploughed down bowl barrows.
More information : Within 500 yards of the 1865 discoveries
[beaker etc., see SP 68 SW 3] is an artifical mound, doubtless
a barrow of the same period. it is said that another mound was
levelled at the time the Rugby and Stamford Railway was made its
contents dispersed. (Cf SP 68 SW 1) (1)

[SP 6240 8449] A mound, between the road and railway, [pointed out on ground] is said locally to be an antiquity (a) (2)

A bowl barrow, approx. 20.0m. in diameter and approx. 1.5m high.
The field and mound are under a crop of young wheat and,
inaccessible. The barrow occupies the summit of a knoll in an
undulating area. No evidence of a second barrow was seen along
the nearby railway in the area indicated centred at SP 6270 8433.
(3)
Located and surveyed on field document. (4)

No change. The barrow has been much spread by the plough and is
correct as shown on OS 25" 1961. (5)

The published barrow is now described as being destroyed by the OS Field Examiner. (6)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Trans. Leic. A. & A.S., Vol. 3 1874, pp.111-2, (Rev. Assheton Pownall) D. August 5.4.60
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Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 WW 23-JUN-60
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Source Number : 2a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Oral: Mr. J.T. Mattock, Farmer, Grange Farm, NorthKilworth.
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : LS 252 (B.Rodell March 1961)
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F2 JB 01-AUG-71
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Source Number : 6
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : OS Small Scale Reviser Oct 1988
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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 : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SP 68 SW 20
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SP 68 SW 20
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1960-06-23
End Date : 1960-06-23
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SP 68 SW 20
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1971-08-01
End Date : 1971-08-01