Keys to the Past

Glossary

Barrow

Mound(s) mound of earth and/or stone usually constructed to cover burials. The burials may be in any position, and be inhumations, cremations or might be in a cist. There are number of types, such as bell, disc, long, pond and round, based on the profile. Most examples in the northeast are quite plain to somewhere else, such as Wiltshire.

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