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Caravan Park, Blair Drummond, Stirlingshire

Tumulus:  OS Grid Reference – NS 7253 9906 Also Known as: Canmore ID 46065 Old Farm Getting Here Along the A84 Stirling-Doune road, watch out for the minor Cuthill Brae road to the caravan park. Go up and into Blair Drummond … Continue reading

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Hickford Hill, Belchamp St Paul, Essex

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – TL 7872 4537 Archaeology & History Several hundred yards northeast from Hickford Hill, a cluster of prehistoric sites could once be seen close to each other just south of the River Stour below line of … Continue reading

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Badbury Barrow, Shapwick, Dorest

Tumulus:  OS Grid References – ST 958 029 Also Known as: Shapwick 6a (Grinsell) Archaeology & History Of at least 26 prehistoric barrows or tumuli in close proximity on the grasslands immediately west of the Badbury hillfort, this particular ‘Badbury … Continue reading

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Ashleigh Barrow, Darwen, Lancashire

Tumulus:  OS Grid Reference – SD 696 208 Also Known as: Whitehall Tumulus Archaeology & History Early accounts of this site tell of its destruction in the 19th century, but a modern reconstruction of the site has been made close … Continue reading

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