Possible Round Barrow on Lammas Hill

Description of this historic site

The site of a possible round barrow, a mound usually built to conceal a burial. The barrow would date to the Bronze Age. The site is located on Lammas Hill. The results of an excavation in the 1950s concluded that it was actually a windmill mound.

Notes about this historic site

1 Tumulus marked.
2 ?Barrow, now destroyed. On Lammas Hill.
3 Excavated 1950s, B Hobley, windmill.
4 This feature was excavated by Coventry Museum who concluded that it was a windmill mound.
5 Scheduling information.
6 1979: Situated on a ridge in a field of barley. One medium oak tree and five bushes, otherwise nettle covered. Several hollows and large burrows, ?foxes. 1982: Mound is now in cattle field and suffering from ‘cattle poaching’. Little grass cover visible. Height c0.7m.
7 Scheduling affirmed.

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