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HER Number (PRN):02806
Name:Destroyed possible round barrow, Criggion Bank
Type of Record:Monument
Protected Status:None recorded

Monument Types


A reservoir now occupies the probable site of a mound which may have been a Bronze Age Round Barrow.

Parish:Bishop's Castle, South Shropshire, Shropshire
Map Sheet:SO29SE
Grid Reference:SO 2995 9005

Related records: None recorded

Associated Finds: None recorded

Associated Events

  • ESA2673 - 1979 field observation by the Ordnance Survey


Crugyn (mound shown) <1a>
Crugyn: a tumulus on the boundary between Montgomery and Salop, 1.75 miles NE of Bishop's Castle <1b>
The only mound in this area is that at SO2995 9005 covering a hilltop water reservoir. It measures 18m square at the base and 6m square at the top, and 6m in height. It must be presumed that the reservoir occupies the site of the original Crugyn. OS FI 1979 <1>

<00> Shropshire County Council SMR, Site and Monuments Record (SMR) cards, SMR Card for PRN SA 02806 (Card index). SSA20722.

<01a> Ordnance Survey, 1835, OS First Edition 1 inch Map Sheet 60 - Montgomery (Map). SSA7664.

<01b> Anon, 1856, Archaeologia Cambrensis, p90 (Volume). SSA8723.

<01> Ordnance Survey, 1979, Ordnance Survey Record Card SO29SE21 (Card index). SSA7665.

<02> Historic England, 2016, NRHE to HER Prototype Website (https://nrhe-to-her.esdm.co.uk/), https://nrhe-to-her.esdm.co.uk/NRHE/RecordDetail.aspx?pageid=8&recordid=504193 (Online database). SSA28986.


[00]SSA20722 - Card index: Shropshire County Council SMR. Site and Monuments Record (SMR) cards. SMR record cards. SMR Card for PRN SA 02806.
[01a]SSA7664 - Map: Ordnance Survey. 1835. OS First Edition 1 inch Map Sheet 60 - Montgomery. OS 1st Edition 1". Sheet 60 (Repr. as 40). 1 inch to 1 mile.
[01]SSA7665 - Card index: Ordnance Survey. 1979. Ordnance Survey Record Card SO29SE21 . Ordnance Survey record cards. SO29SE21 .
[01b]SSA8723 - Volume: Anon. 1856. Archaeologia Cambrensis. Archaeologia Cambrensis. Ser 3, Vol 2. p90.
[02]SSA28986 - Online database: Historic England. 2016. NRHE to HER Prototype Website (https://nrhe-to-her.esdm.co.uk/). https://nrhe-to-her.esdm.co.uk/NRHE/RecordDetail.aspx?pageid=8&recordid=504193.
Date Last Edited:Jul 4 2016 4:33PM