Jugs Grave

Jugs Grave
Jugs Grave

Across the lane from No Man’s Land is a well-known Bronze age burial mound called Jugs Grave.  Various grave goods have been found here, including an engraved “sun disc” made of Cornish gold.  A replica is in Bristol Museum and the original is in Devizes Museum.

The barrow looks to have been thoroughly poked and prodded by treasure hunters and detectorists in the decades since it was rediscovered.

It is re-assuring to think that people have been pootling around in these woods for the past 4,000 years!

The Bronze Age

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