TL5844 : The fourth Bartlow Hill

taken 3 years ago, near to Bartlow, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

The fourth Bartlow Hill
The fourth Bartlow Hill
The only one on private property, and heavily overgrown, unlike the others.
Four Romano-British tumuli survive fairly intact here, of an original seven*. Three are publicly accessible, south from this one. The four survivors are in line roughly south to north. Needless to say, they all are Ancient Monuments.

* There is a contradiction on the original number, it could be eight, which number I am inclined to favour. On the descriptive board seen here, an engraving from a 1769 publication rather clearly shows five in the main row, although the site plan on the board only shows four. The fifth, at the northern end, now shows no trace. It could have gone with the landscaping of Bartlow Park, which made a bit of a mess of this only survivor north of the railway.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 October, 2015   (more nearby)
Monday, 1 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 5866 4496 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:4.8159N 0:18.8364E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 58662 44939
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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