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King Orry's Grave

Period: Bronze Age

NGR Easting: 227750

NGR Northing: 481940

Description: Bronze Age burial mound. The obvious feature is the large burial cist, the cap- and side stones of which are exposed in the roadside hedge. The burial chamber was originally covered by a large circular mound, half of which was cut away for road widening in 1848. The mound would appear to have been about 18m in diameter and 2m high before the roadway was widened and deepened.

The cist measures 1.3 by 0.8m and 0.9m deep, while the capstone has maximum dimensions of 2.1 by 1.3 by 0.3m.

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Site & Monument Type: burial mound, cisted

Category: National Monuments Record: Statutory Ancient Monuments

Site ID number: 0934.00

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