Possible Round Barrow 200m W of Smockington House

Description of this historic site

The possible site of a Bronze Age round barrow, a circular mound of earth usually built to conceal a burial. The site of the barrow is suggested by documentary evidence. It is situated 100m south of Smockington.

Notes about this historic site

1 Barrow at Smockington. This ‘barrow’ is shown on OS 1904 6″map as a depression. The site is under plough and there are no surface signs.
2 Barrow, now disappeared.
3 The site shows as a square shaped depression.
4 No surface signs.
5 Dating given as Bronze Age.

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