Monument record HGW 002 - Shooting Lodge Plantation Round Barrow

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Round Barrow - site of. Scheduled


Grid reference Centred TL 7134 6955 (51m by 50m)
Map sheet TL76NW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Round Barrow - site of.
1836: Marked on OS 1st edition map.
1935: Large bowl, no visible ditch (R1).
1954: About 6 feet high. Hole in centre, probably not to old ground level. close to wood (R2).
1976: No trace of mound - area is very hummocky and undulating, but nothing that is very likely to be a barrow. Reported destruction to Inspectorate - owners admitted to having destroyed the mound to get rid of vermin some time ago. No action taken (R3).
1977: Barrow has now been levelled, but its approximate site is marked by a heavy scatter of small flints. There appears to be no record of any finds from the site. Visible on air photograph (R4).
1981: This monument is now almost completely levelled, and is situated in a ploughed field. It is only just visible, a slight raised area, not more than 15-20cms above the ploughland (S1).
1986: Visible as very slight rise, approximately 20m diameter, 15cm high, on edge of ploughed field, E part under grass, W part under plough (S1). Feb 1998: Scheduled area revised - details in (S1).

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <R1> (No record type): NWHCM, photograph, 1935.
  • <M1> (No record type): Barrow index:.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
  • <M2> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <S2> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <R2> (No record type): IPSMG, (Grinsell has photograph), 1954.
  • <R3> (No record type): Martin, E.A.. Martin E, SAU, 1976.
  • <R4> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL76NW6 & AP 76/060/1153 May 1976.

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Record last edited

Oct 22 2021 2:43PM

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