Robin Hood's Butt

Bromfield, Shropshire


NGRef: SO490779
OSMap: LR137
Sitetype: BArb

Bronze-Age Round Barrows

Robin Hood's Butt Round Barrow (Old Field Round Barrow Bronze Age Bromfield 137(SO:490779) Just W of B4365, 3.6km NW of Ludlow by A49. - A circular mound, 27m across and 4m high, contained the skeleton of a young teenager and a bronze knife; the body may have been burned in situ. Four other barrows on the racecourse (SO:495776) were found in the 19th century to contain cremations, but have now been flattened.
tSGtBA, p.178