Long Barrows

A long barrow is a prehistoric burial monument dating to the early Neolithic period. Around 300 long barrows are known to be in England and Scotland.

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Source: Heritage Daily

 

4 Replies to “Must See Long Barrows in the UK”

  1. I love long barrows! Belas Knapp is a real gem. I visited an amazing one in Dumfriesshire a couple of years ago: Cairnholy, It has an incredible facade of tall upright stones. The barrows on the Orkney islands are so interesting too, we’re heading there again this summer and I can’t wait to visit them again!

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