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Mersea Mount: a Roman barrow at Barrow Hill Farm

A Scheduled Monument in West Mersea, Essex

West Mersea Barrow

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A photograph of the center of the Barrow where cremated and the partly burned bones and ashes were put into a valuable glass jar encased in a leaden box some fifty or sixty years after the death of Christ, so it is very old. The items found are found in the colchester castle museum today!

Uploaded by Jason Trussell on 10 July 2011

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