Tag Archives: Saxons

Borough Hills, West Mersea, Essex

Tumuli (destroyed): OS Grid Reference – TM 022 143 Also Known as: Barrow Hills Five Barrows Archaeology & History Known as Five Barrows presumably from the five main burial mounds that were once here, very little in modern texts seem … Continue reading

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Eyam Cross, Eyam, Derbyshire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference — SK 2178 7639 Getting Here The village of Eyam is located some 9 miles south-east of Chapel-en-le-Frith and about the same from Sheffield, which lies to the north-east. Go to the centre of the village and … Continue reading

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Swinden Cross, Colne, Lancashire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SD 878 409 Archaeology & History In the 19th century a fragment of an Anglo-Saxon cross was dug up in the grounds of Alkincoats Hall between Colne and Foulridge — this area was probably once an … Continue reading

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Lyneham Barrow, Ascot-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire

Long Barrow:  OS Grid Reference – SP 297 211 Getting Here Pretty easy really.  From Shipton-under-Wychwood take the A361 road north (to Chipping Norton) for just over 2 miles.  You’ll pass the TV mast on your right and then a … Continue reading

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Caratacus Stone, Winsford, Somerset

‘Standing Stone’:  OS Grid Reference – SS 889 336 Getting Here You can’t really miss this.  Take the road south from Winsford, up the steep hill onto the moors and before you reach the crossroads, look up across the slope … Continue reading

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