TL2031 : Wooded Tumulus

taken 4 years ago, near to Willian, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

Wooded Tumulus
Wooded Tumulus
Tumulus, Tumuli
A tumulus (plural tumuli) is a mound of earth and stones raised over a grave or graves. Tumuli are also known as barrows, burial mounds. In Britain they mainly date from Neolithic to the Bronze Age (2900 - 800BC), although some are later.
Scheduled Monuments
In the United Kingdom, a scheduled monument is a 'nationally important' archaeological site or historic building, given protection against unauthorised change.
There are about 20,000 scheduled monuments in England representing about 37,000 heritage assets. Of the tens of thousands of scheduled monuments in the UK, most are inconspicuous archaeological sites, but some are large ruins.
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TL2031, 22 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 19 February, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 10 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 2051 3182 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:58.3077N 0:14.8251W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 2045 3195
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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