Possible Round Barrow 200m W of Smockington House
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.
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.