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Neolithic and Bronze AgeSite Name: Tumulus de Bessay-sur-Allier
Country: France Département: Auvergne:Allier (03) Type: Round Barrow(s)
Nearest Town: Vichy  Nearest Village: Bessay-Sur-Allier
Latitude: 46.438400N  Longitude: 3.379400E
4Almost Perfect
3Reasonable but with some damage
2Ruined but still recognisable as an ancient site
1Pretty much destroyed, possibly visible as crop marks
0No data.
-1Completely destroyed
no data Ambience:
2Not Good
0No data.
no data Access:
5Can be driven to, probably with disabled access
4Short walk on a footpath
3Requiring a bit more of a walk
2A long walk
1In the middle of nowhere, a nightmare to find
0No data.
no data Accuracy:
5co-ordinates taken by GPS or official recorded co-ordinates
4co-ordinates scaled from a detailed map
3co-ordinates scaled from a bad map
2co-ordinates of the nearest village
1co-ordinates of the nearest town
0no data
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