SC3188 : Upper Ballanea Burial Mound

near to Barregarrow, Isle of Man, Great Britain

Upper Ballanea Burial Mound
Upper Ballanea Burial Mound
A short way down the Ballaleigh Road from Barregarrow there is a turning to the left to Upper Ballanea. Through the gateway straight ahead of you (looking north-west) is a large grassy mound, which was described by P.M.C. Kermode (former director of the Manx Museum) back in 1930 as a 'Cairn'. It now appears on Ordnance Survey maps as a 'Tumulus'. The mound is about 11m across and 1.6m high, and may be a Bronze Age burial monument. The only known find from the site is a single worled flint flake.
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2005
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Wednesday, 27 April, 2005   (more nearby)
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Friday, 23 September, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! SC 317 883 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:15.7557N 4:35.1309W
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