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Middle Barrow

Hob Uid: 427900
Location :
Cornwall
Cornwall
St. Agnes
Grid Ref : SW7273048720
Summary : A bowl barrow situated on the eastern edge of a field, south of Hurlingbarrow. The barrow mound stands 2.9 metres high with a rounded appearance and has a slight central depression probably caused by part excavation. It has a diameter of 18 metres although it has been truncated on its eastern side by a track. There are no indications of a surrounding ditch. An urn was reported to have been excavated from this barrow although there are no further details. Scheduled.
More information : (SW 72734872) Tumulus (NR). (1)

A barrow recorded by Thomas as 'middle barrow', diameter 65ft.
Worked flints from this barrow are in Warner's possession. (2-3)

A slightly mutilated 2.9m high bowl barrow. Re-surveyed at 1:2500. (4)

Round barrow, 8ft high and 50ft diameter in hedge line. Under
gorse and long grass. The ditch is ploughed out on the field side. (5)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : 1:10 000 1975
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Source : Cornish archaeology
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Source Number : 2a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Henderson Mss III 187 184 fig Royal Institution of Cornwall Truro
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Source Number : 3
Source : West Briton
Source details : Letter (24/10/1851) (R Thomas)
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : 01/04/1970
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Source Number : 5
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : DOE (IAM) Rec Form 22/05/1976
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Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 24/10/1997
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Source : SW 74 NW 4 (Middle Barrow) (1965)
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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
Evidence : Earthwork, Find, Documentary Evidence

Components and Objects:
Period : Bronze Age
Component Monument Type : Bowl Barrow
Object Type : LITHIC IMPLEMENT, URN
Object Material :

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : CO 1034
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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 29607
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SW 74 NW 4
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SW 74 NW 4
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1970-04-01
End Date : 1970-04-01