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Site name Carrow Hill, St Brides Netherwent
Site number 1175
Burial codes 4005 4009 4021 4023 4025 4028 4029 4035 4041 4048 4051 4065 4075 4084 4093 4098 4104 4111 4123 4128 4143 4151 4152 4160 4181
2500bc-14/1300bc A round barrow with a primary cremation burnt in situ without accompanying grave goods. There appears to have been the spread remains of the pyre underlying the barrow mound, and overlying the gravel subsoil. On the north side of the mound were the remains of two post holes. The south side of the mound had a retaining wall.

There was a contemporary satellite burial of a probable cremation accompanied by an ogival bronze dagger with remains of its sheath, a piece of waste chalk flint and a whetstone fragment. Chalk flint was also found scattered in the mound, and must have been brought in, as it is not a local stone, the nearest source being Wessex (possibly of significance).
Remains/Period Y4
County Gwent
Region SW
National grid square ST
X coordinate 433
Y coordinate 903
Bibliographic source Burgess 1962


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