Monthly Archives: May 2017

A lost long barrow rediscovered?

In a previous post, I described an initial survey which aimed to look for a lost long barrow near Sopley. ┬áThe barrow was apparently bulldozed by American troops in WW2 to make way for Winkton airfield. ┬áThe first survey took … Continue reading

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Searching for a lost long barrow

On a web page recording memories of Winkton airfield, near Sopley, there is the following reference to the blatant destruction of a barrow to support the war effort: “Apparently the site of the airfield contained an old burial mound, a … Continue reading

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