ST8898 : Norn's Tump long barrow, near Avening

taken 2 years ago, near to Avening, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Norn's Tump long barrow, near Avening
Norn's Tump long barrow, near Avening
The long barrow stands close to a public footpath across Minchinhampton golf course. Norn's Tump is orientated SE-NW and has a maximum height of 3.1 m towards the SE end. The NW end (seen here on the left) has been ploughed down to a height of 1.0 m and is now under grass. The higher part has been considerably mutilated and is partly scrub and tree covered. According to Pastscape, an old print of the 'Long Barrow at the Norn' published in 1911 shows two chambers in the side. LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Saturday, 25 March, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 26 March, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Period (from Tags)
Neolithic 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 8892 9839 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:41.0495N 2:9.6999W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 8891 9841
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Long Barrow  Chambered Tomb  Cotswold-Severn  Neolithic  Neolithic Site  Neolithic Burial Chamber 

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