Keys to the Past

Greenleighton barrow (Rothley with Hollinghill)

A notable 19th century antiquarian, William Greenwell, discovered this barrow in the 19th century. It measured about 6m in diameter and 0.6m high. Even though it had already been disturbed, Greenwell found a decorated pottery vessel, and it is now in the British Museum.

Reference number:N10791
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill

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