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Monument Number 455203

Hob Uid: 455203
Location :
Dorset
Purbeck
East Stoke
Grid Ref : SY8676085590
Summary : Bowl barrow
More information : (SY 86768559) Tumulus (NR) (1)

A large bowl barrow with a ditch. (2)

This mound has a diameter of 20.0 metres and a height of 1.8
metres. There is no trace of a berm, but the ditch averages 1.5
metres in width and 0.4 metres deep.

The centre and southern portion of this bowl barrow has been
mutilated by a large excavation, possibly for military reasons.
A cutting 7.0 metres wide and 1.5 metres deep extends from the
south edge to beyond the centre of the barrow, for a total
distance of 11.0 metres Much of the upcast from this cutting has
been thrown into the south quadrant of the ditch, filling a
length of about 12.0 metres.

The sides of this bowl barrow are covered with small trees and
some coarse grass.

No surface finds were made in the area during field investigation. (3)

SY 86768559. Ditched bowl barrow, 64ft. diameter and 5ft. high
with ditch 9ft. wide. Excavation in top.(4)

SY 866856 - SY 870854. Round barrows on Highwood Heath. Scheduled
(see also SY 88 NE 24) (5)

SY 86768559. Bowl barrow in forestry plantation; diameter 25.5
metres overall including ditch 2.5 metres wide and 0.4 metres
deep; height 1.5 metres. Large trench as described above (3).

Resurveyed at 1:2500 on M.S.D. (6)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1930
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Dorset Barrows Ms 1935-54 (L V Grinsell)
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 08-SEP-52
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : RCHM Dorset 2 pt 3 1970 451 No 21
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : DOE (IAM) AMs Eng 2 1977 63
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Source Number : 6
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F2 JGB 26-JUN-81
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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 593a
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 21922
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SY 88 NE 23
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SY 88 NE 23
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1952-09-08
End Date : 1952-09-08
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SY 88 NE 23
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1981-06-26
End Date : 1981-06-26