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Cursus Barrows (Burial Mounds)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: James Atkins Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Feb 09, 2016 08:42 AM History
A grouping of burial mounds (named Cursus Barrows) located very close to Stonehenge.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

51.184148, -1.831788

catacomb, cemetery, necropolis


A grouping of burial mounds (named 'Cursus Barrows') located very close to Stonehenge. Of mixed Neolithic and Bronze age origin.

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James Atkins, Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies, and Tom Elliott, 'Cursus Barrows (Burial Mounds) : a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <> [accessed: 03 August 2020]

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