Stoney Littleton Long Barrow

Local nameStoney Littleton Long Barrow
LocationWellow, Somerset, United Kingdom

The Stoney Littleton Long Barrow is a Neolithic chambered tomb with multiple burial chambers, located near the village of Wellow in the English county of Somerset. It is an example of the Cotswold-Severn Group and was scheduled as an ancient monument in 1882. It was one of the initial

monuments included when the Ancient Monuments Protection Act 1882 became law.The chambered long barrow was built around 3500 BC. Excavations in the early 19th century uncovered bones from several individuals. The stone structure is about 30 metres in length and contains a 12.8 metres long gallery with three pairs of side chambers and an end chamber.

Tags Long BarrowChambered TombNeolithicScheduled MonumentMegalithEnglish HeritageTombArchaeological SiteFree
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Opening hours

Till Mar 24, 2016: open at any reasonable time during daylight hours
Bring a torch to view the interior.

Admission

Admission to the site is free.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stoney_Littleton_Long_Barrow

English Heritage website https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/stoney-littleton-long-barrow/

Phone +44 870 333 1181

Address Stony Littleton, Bath BA2 8NR, UK

Coordinates 51°18'48.188" N -2°22'53.528" E

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