Possible Round Barrows 300m N of Gaydon

Scrubby heathland in foreground with copse of trees in background. Sunny blue sky overhead. | Image courtesy of Gary Stocker August 2020
Possible round barrow in Gaydon
Image courtesy of Gary Stocker August 2020
Description of this historic site

The site of two possible round barrows of Bronze Age date. The site is located 600m north of the church at Gaydon.

Notes about this historic site

1 In the field to the N of the crossroads where the B4451 crosses the A41 are two mounds, possibly ploughed-down tumuli. This was reported to the OS in a letter from J.H. Drew in February 1962. Area under wheat. No mounds are visible. APs show only ridge and furrow.
2 The field was under plough and there were no signs of any mounds.
3 Bronze Age date given.

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