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Site Name: Sarsden

Site Location: North-West Oxfordshire
Related Achive: Manning

The Barrow at Sarsden is noted in the papers of Percy Manning.

Known locally as Squire's Clump, this is a fine bowl barrow in good condition, approximately 75 feet in diameter, height about 10 feet, planted with beech, surrounded by a dry stone wall and ditch - possibly modern - to protect the barrow.


Victoria County History, of Oxfordshire, Vol I, p344

Victoria County History of Oxfordshire, Vol II (1907), p346

Archaeologia LXXI, p254

Site Photographs

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Squire's Clump
Squire's Clump Barrow looking towards the east (March 2006)
Squire's Clump
Squire's Clump Barrow looking towards the south west (March 2006)
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