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BOWL BARROW, 730M YARDS SSE OF SOUTH WALK FARM, SOUTH WILLINGHAM



Reference Name MLI43617

Name:
BOWL BARROW, 730M YARDS SSE OF SOUTH WALK FARM, SOUTH WILLINGHAM

Summary:
BOWL BARROW, 730M YARDS SSE OF SOUTH WALK FARM, SOUTH WILLINGHAM

Location:
SOUTH WILLINGHAM, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
A large mound about 9 feet high and 100 feet in diameter by the side of the road. Identified by C. W. Phillips as barrow, although not shown as such on the Ordnance Survey map. A large hole, 10 feet deep, 22 feet long and 12 feet broad was dug in it in February 1959, for the base of a Royal Observer Corps observation post for detecting radioactivity. This showed it was artificial and yielded a few scraps of pottery. More details are said to be on an attached plan (missing) along with a description by D. Petch, of Lincoln City and County Museum.{1}{7}

Sources:
1 Scheduling record: HBMC. 1959. AM 7. SOUTH WILLINGHAM
2 Index: SMR FILE. SOUTH WILLINGHAM. TF 28 SW:C PETCH, D.F.
3 Index: OS CARD INDEX. SOUTH WILLINGHAM. TF 28 SW:8 -
4 Map: OS. 1956. OS 6 INCH SERIES. TF 28 SW
5 Article in serial: PETCH, D.F.. 1961. ‘Archaeological Notes for 1959 and 1960’ in Lincolnshire Architectural and Archaeological Society Reports and Papers. VOL 9 NS P 11-12
6 Scheduling record: ENGLISH HERITAGE. 1996. REVISED SCHEDULING DOCUMENT 27875. MPP 23
7 Map: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1992-1996. National Mapping Programme. LINCOLNSHIRE. TF2184:LI.213.3.1,1993,

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