SP0225 : False entrance to Belas Knap

taken 10 years ago, near to Charlton Abbots, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

False entrance to Belas Knap
False entrance to Belas Knap
Belas Knap is a fine example of a Long Barrow, dating from about 2,500BC. It is thought to have been used for several centuries and used to bury successive generations. The chambers contained 38 skeletons and some animal bones. Pictured here is a false entrance which is believe to have deterred grave robbers or evil spirits.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 22 December, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 23 December, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Place (from Tags)
Belas Knap 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0208 2543 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:55.6430N 1:58.2696W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0206 2544
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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