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An artificial elevation of earth or stones. Use more specific term where known.

Peat Mound (Non-Preferred)


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BARROW An artificial mound of earth and/or turf and stone raised over one or more burials, sometimes surrounded by a ditch.
BURNT MOUND A mound of fire-cracked stone, often set beside a stream and including a trough or pit which may have been lined with clay, wood or stone. Assumed to be a location where heated stones were used to boil water for cooking purposes.
EARTHWORK A bank or mound of earth used as a rampart or fortification.
MOTTE A steep-sided artificial mound on which the principal tower of a castle is set. Linked Data resource