MONUMENTS PROTECTION PROGRAMME

MONUMENT CLASS DESCRIPTION

LONG BARROWS

SEPTEMBER 1988

1 Definition 2 Date 3 General Description 4 Distribution and regional variation
5 Rarity 6 Survival and Potential 7 Associations 8 Characterization criteria
12 Bibliography 13 Acknowledgements 14 Figures


LONG BARROWS

Alternative, colloquial and related terms: Barrow, chambered; Barrow, chambered long; Barrow, earthen; Barrow, long; Barrow, long chambered; Barrow, megalithic; Barrow, non-megalithic; Barrow, unchambered; Cairn, chambered; Cairn, chambered long; Cairn, long; Cairn, long chambered; Cairn, megalithic; Chamber tomb; Chambered long barrow; Chambered tomb; Cotswold-Severn tomb; Earthen long barrow; Howe; Knap; Long cairn; Medway tomb; Megalithic tomb; Non-megalithic long barrow; Unchambered long barrow

Ordnance Survey map term: Long barrow

RCHME Thesaurus Monument Type : Long Barrow.