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BARROW CEMETERY

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A cluster of closely-spaced barrows and related monuments, e.g. ring ditches.

Related Terms

Term Note
BARROW An artificial mound of earth and/or turf and stone raised over one or more burials, sometimes surrounded by a ditch.
CAIRN CEMETERY A group of cairns in close proximity which are predominantly funerary or ritual in nature.

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