SZ3285 : Round barrows on Highdown

taken 10 years ago, near to Totland, Isle of Wight, Great Britain

Round barrows on Highdown
Round barrows on Highdown
This is a pair of Bronze Age bowl barrows, aligned north-south. The nearer one is about 10 metres in diameter, the other is slightly larger. The mound in the foreground was excavated in 1817 and a cremation burial in a ceramic urn was found. The Solent and mainland can be seen in the distance, including Hurst Castle at the end of Hurst Spit (towards the left).
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Date Taken
Thursday, 2 August, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 5 August, 2007
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Tumulus   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 3216 8535 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:40.0162N 1:32.7784W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 3216 8534
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