Gib Hill Barrow Cairn, Peaks District National Park, Derbyshire, England
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 53° 10.012 W 001° 45.888
30U E 582572 N 5891546
Quick Description: Gib Hill Barrow is a burial mound covered with a rock cairn in the Peak District, Derbyshire, England.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 6/5/2012 12:11:53 PM
Waymark Code: WMEJQ3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu
Views: 2

Long Description:
This is an example of a burial mound with a mound of rocks covering it. It is now heavily overgrown, but still retains it shape underneath. The illustration below shows what this burial site with its rock cairn would have looked like in the distant past.

Cairn Location: On a walk

Cairn Purpose: Grave Memorial

Types of rock: Limestone rocks under grass cover

Cairn Condition:

Type if different from above list: Not listed

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