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Mingoose Barrow

Hob Uid: 427906
Location :
Cornwall
St. Agnes
Grid Ref : SW7276048370
Summary : A bowl barrow situated just north west of Mingoose Plantation. The barrow mound stands 2.4 metres high with a flat topped appearance and a slight central depression; it has a diameter of 20 metres and is immediately adjacent to a hedge on its south east side. There are no indications of a surrounding ditch. Scheduled.
More information : (SW 72764837) Tumuli (NR) (see also SW 74 NW 7) (1)

One of two barrows called 'Mingoose barrows', recorded by Thomas
as 65ft in diameter. (One barrow named 'Mingoose Barrow' is shown
on OS 1" 1813). (2-3)

A well preserved 2.4m high bowl barrow. Published 1:2500 survey
correct. (4)

Round barrow, 7ft high and 60ft diameter. 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 186 184 fig RIC Truro
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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 Number : 6
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 24/10/1997
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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

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : CO 1034
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 29608
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SW 74 NW 6
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SW 74 NW 6
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1970-04-01
End Date : 1970-04-01