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Monument Number 454307

Hob Uid: 454307
Location :
Dorset
West Dorset
Oborne, Osmington
Grid Ref : SY7469082590
Summary : Bowl barrows (4)
More information : (SY 74698259; SY 74928260; SY 75108258; SY 75208257 Tumulus (NR) (twice) Tumuli (NR) (1)

Four bowl barrows at wide intervals in W-E line along spine of
ridge above 400ft contour at Osmington.

(A) Bowl (74698259). Much damaged by gun emplacement in centre.
(B) Bowl (74928260) 270 yds. E of (A). Diam. 51 ft., ht. 5 ft.,
with many flints on surface. Ploughed.
(C) Bowl (75108258) 180 yds. E of (B). Diam. 51 ft., ht. 4 ft.
Ploughed.
(D) Ditched bowl (?) (75208257) 90 yds. E of (C). Diam. 54 ft.,
ht. 2 1/2 ft. (2,3)

SY 749826. Three barrows south of Poxwell Big Wood. Scheduled. (4)

'A' SY 74678260. Bowl barrow in pasture. Overgrown and very
mutilated. Diameter 14.0m., height 1.5m. No visible ditch.

'B' SY 74928260. Bowl barrow in grass, may have been ploughed
over. Diameter 14.0m., height 1.0m. No visible ditch.

'C' SY 75098257. Bowl barrow in pasture. Diameter 15.5m.,
height 1.0m. No visible ditch.

'D' SY 75198257. Bowl barrow in pasture. Diameter 14.0m.,
height 0.9m. No visible ditch.

Both of these barrows ('C') and ('D') appear to have been
ploughed down.

Re-surveyed at 1:2500 on M.S.D. (5)

Barrows A,B and C are those Scheduled (see illust). (6)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1963
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : RCHM Dorset 2 pt3 1970 447
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Dorset Barrows 1959 122 (L V Grinsell)
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : DOE (IAM) Anc Mons Eng 1973 12
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JGB 14-JUL-80
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Source Number : 6
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : DOE(IAM) Record Form 14.10.71
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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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Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DO 283a
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DO 283b
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DO 283c
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SY 78 SW 10
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SY 78 SW 10
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1980-07-14
End Date : 1980-07-14