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Name:Alleged barrow, Barrow-on-Trent
HER No.:16716
Type of Record:Monument
Designation:None recorded


'Remarkably large' barrow recorded in the parish in the 19th century. Not located - probably a reference to Round Hill barrow at Twyford.

Grid Reference:Not displayed

Monument Types

  • BARROW? (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds: None recorded

Associated Events: None recorded

Full Description

"In the parish of Barrow-upon-Trent, and not far from the river, is a remarkably large tumulus…" (1)
Not located. (2) Briggs may have been referring to Round Hill, Twyford [SMR 27414]. (3)

An examination of all available photography by the RCHME during the National Forest Project revealed no evidence of this barrow. (4)

<1> Briggs, J. J., 1862, The History of Melbourne (Bibliographic reference). SDR535.

<2> 1966, F1 BHS 27-Jun-66 (Bibliographic reference). SDR17843.

<3> 1982, R2 NAS RCHME 16-Nov-82 (Bibliographic reference). SDR17844.

<4> RCHME, 1995, New National Forest Survey: 922876, p912-3 (Index). SDR17845.

Sources and Further Reading

[1]SDR535 - Bibliographic reference: Briggs, J. J.. 1862. The History of Melbourne.
[2]SDR17843 - Bibliographic reference: 1966. F1 BHS 27-Jun-66.
[3]SDR17844 - Bibliographic reference: 1982. R2 NAS RCHME 16-Nov-82.
[4]SDR17845 - Index: RCHME. 1995. New National Forest Survey: 922876. p912-3.