Possible Round Barrow 100m SE of Ansley Mine

Description of this historic site

A possible round barrow, an artificial mound usually built in order to conceal a burial. It probably dates to the Bronze Age and was situated 400m north east of Ansley Hall.

Notes about this historic site

1 Probable tumulus. In 1951 it was about 25m E-W, 24m N-S and about 1.5m in height, with no sign of a ditch and was under plough. In 1967 it had been reduced in height to 0.7m, but still retained the appearance of a barrow.
2 Plan.
3 Description.
4 Note on this site included in a thesis.
5Noted as proven barrow of the transitional period – late Neolithic/ Early Bronze Age.

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