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Mutlow Hill[750 x 353 jpg]
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|Description ||Mutlow Hill, on Fleam Dyke. Looking southeast
The Saxons often used round barrows for secondary burials or, as here, as "mutlows". These were meeting places (mut= meet and low is from hlaw - a sacred mound) At the local mutlow, local matters would be discussed, laws proclaimed and disputes settled. Sometimes punishments or executions would take place and many mutlows retained this last feature and became gallows hills.|
|Avril Morris |
|Looks very similar to the Langdyke Bush meeting mound at TF 1136 0264. Is this a white-thorn bush, do you know?|
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