ST7995 : Long Barrow

taken 8 years ago, near to Kingscote, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Long Barrow
Long Barrow
The contours of the barrow, seen from the lane north of Ozleworth, are highlighted by the setting sun. "A Neolithic long barrow comprising an elongated mound 82 metres long and up to 34 metres wide, with a maximum height of 1.7 metres. Orientated northeast-southwest, the summit has been divided into two unequal halves, possibly by antiquarian digging. Some antiquarian reports refer to a barrow dug into in the late 18th century whose "contents proved uninteresting" " LinkExternal link . The trees, also shown in ST7996 : New and old crop near Symonds' Hall Farm, and Home Farm, on the right, are in ST8096.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 January, 2010
Category
Long barrow   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 7969 9597 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:39.7284N 2:17.7018W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 7944 9589
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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