Possible Long Barrow 400 NW of Tusbrook Farm

Description of this historic site

The possible site of a Neolithic long barrow, a rectangular mound associated with the burial of human remains. The site is suggested by place-name evidence. It is situated 1km north east of Upper Brailes.

Notes about this historic site

1 A 19th century map records the name long barrow field in the area around this grid reference.
2 The owner of Aylesmore Farm, says that “Long Barrow Field” is the one centered at SP 3041 to the E of the road from Whatcote to Brailes. On a site visit on 15th March 1983 no trace of the long barrow was visible on the ground at any of the locations cited.
3 No trace of the long barrow on air photograph.
4 Plan of area on SMR card.
5 Portable Antiquities Scheme find provenance information:
Date found: 2001-09-24T23:00:00Z
Date found: 2002-09-15T23:00:00Z
Date found: 2003-09-29T23:00:00Z
Methods of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting

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