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|Description ||CRIPPETS OR SHURDINGTON BARROW, COBERLEY. SO 9342 1737
A surprisingly high long barrow made into a landscape feature by Scots pines planted on it in l890, just off a footpath. Planting up barrow protects from the plough, even tree roots destroy the barrow features. The area is still called Barrow piece. At the east end, which was excavated before l779, a flat stone is all that is visible now. In “Archeological Handbook of the county of Gloucester” of 1883 G.B. Witts wrotethat the early excavator “uncovered a cromlech in which was found a skeleton and several article of which no satisfactory account can now obtained.|
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