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Scheduled Monument record MDR7302 - Swarkestone Lows Barrow 3, Lowes Lane, Swarkestone

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Barrow 3 of the Swarkestone group. SK 36872954 (No 3) Ploughed barrow, possibly a bell, 75ft diameter and 2-3ft high with two surrounding ditches. Cropmark and earthwork barrow of Bronze Age date seen as a subcircular enclosure, diameter 26m, defined by 1 ditch. It has an internal circular enclosure 5m in diameter. Centred at SK 3687 2954. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: TPAT. 2070. 2070.
  • <2> Aerial Photograph: Pickering, J.. 1971. 3629/1-6,8,11;Slides 390-1 (22/7/1971).
  • <3> Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force (RAF). 1945. Aerial photograph: 26/8/1945 NO 4062.
  • <4> Index: RCHME. 1995. New National Forest Survey: 313008. 313008. pp 882-6.



Grid reference Centred SK 3687 2953 (28m by 28m) (Approximate)

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Aug 7 2020 11:05AM

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