Bowl barrow 50m south of Hogmoor Lodge


Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument

List Entry Number: 1013048

Date first listed: 19-Apr-1956

Date of most recent amendment: 09-May-1991


Ordnance survey map of Bowl barrow 50m south of Hogmoor Lodge
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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hampshire

District: East Hampshire (District Authority)

Parish: Whitehill

National Grid Reference: SU 79217 34356


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Reasons for Designation

Bowl barrows, the most numerous form of round barrow, are funerary monuments dating from the Late Neolithic period to the Late Bronze Age, with most examples belonging to the period 2400-1500 BC. They were constructed as earthen or rubble mounds, sometimes ditched, which covered single or multiple burials. They occur either in isolation or grouped as cemeteries and often acted as a focus for burials in later periods. Often superficially similar, although differing widely in size, they exhibit regional variations in form and a diversity of burial practices. There are over 10,000 surviving bowl barrows recorded nationally (many more have already been destroyed), occurring across most of lowland Britain. Often occupying prominent locations, they are a major historic element in the modern landscape and their considerable variation of form and longevity as a monument type provide important information on the diversity of beliefs and social organisations amongst early prehistoric communities. They are particularly representative of their period and a substantial proportion of surviving examples are considered worthy of protection.

Despite some evidence for partial excavation of the Hogmoor Lodge barrow mound, much of the monument remains intact and survives well. It therefore has considerable archaeological potential.


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The monument includes one of a pair of bowl barrows set on a ridge-top now occupied by a housing estate and public amenities. The barrow mound survives to a diameter of 20m and is 2m high. A ditch surrounds the mound, no longer visible at ground level but surviving as a buried feature c.3m wide. An irregular surface on the top of the mound suggests partial excavation, possibly in the 19th century. The areas east and south of the barrow mound which lie under adjacent roads are considered part of the scheduling although the metalled surfaces are excluded.

MAP EXTRACT The site of the monument is shown on the attached map extract. It includes a 2 metre boundary around the archaeological features, considered to be essential for the monument's support and preservation.


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Legacy System number: 12154

Legacy System: RSM

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