barrow cemetery

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A general term for a group of barrows, typically anything between 5 and 300, clustered together and representing the gradual build‐up of burials and their associated monuments and structures over a period of time. Anglo‐Saxon cemeteries that comprise numerous small barrows are generally referred to as barrow fields. See also round barrow cemetery.

Subjects: Archaeology.

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