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SQUARE BARROW AT HOE HILLS



Reference Name MLI32929

Name:
SQUARE BARROW AT HOE HILLS

Summary:
SQUARE BARROW AT HOE HILLS

Location:
DOWSBY, SOUTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
ONE OF THE BIGGEST CONCENTRATIONS OF IRON AGE BURIALS SURROUNDED BY SQUARE DITCHES IN LINCOLNSHIRE IS AT HOE HILLS. HERE THERE ARE A NUMBER OF BARROWS, BOTH SQUARE (PRESUMABLY IRON AGE) AND CIRCULAR (PRESUMABLY BRONZE AGE). {1}
THERE IS ONE SQUARE BARROW VISIBLE ON THE AP PUBLISHED IN 1995. {2}
Square barrow-type enclosures, three small and one larger square adjacent to settlement enclosures betweem 6m and 12m {4}.

Sources:
1 Article in serial: PICKERING, J.. 1995. CURRENT ARCHAEOLOGY. VOL 145 P 22
2 Aerial Photograph: ST JOSEPH, J.K.S.. 1945-1979. CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY COLLECTION. VK 77
3 Index: SMR FILE. DOWSBY. TF 13 SW:AI,1978, KAM
4 Bibliographic reference: WHIMSTER, Rowan. 1981. BURIAL PRACTICES IN IRON AGE BRITAIN. p.342

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