London news Ancient Roman burial ground 89 minutes from London that's like another world Uk news

PremierLeague-News.Com - This hidden gem is located in the Cambridgeshire countryside and is well worth making the trip out of the capital for

London news Ancient Roman burial ground 89 minutes from London that's like another world Uk news

PremierLeague-News.Com - This hidden gem is located in the Cambridgeshire countryside and is well worth making the trip out of the capital for

London news  Ancient Roman burial ground 89 minutes from London that's like another world Uk news
03 May 2021 - 04:16

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Nestled away behind rows of chocolate box cottages in a sleepy village, lies one of England's best kept secrets. A historic Roman-era site fully of history is the perfect place to explore on a family day trip just 89 minutes from the capital. The Bartlow Hills, also known as the Pyramids of Essex, are tall and conical mounds hidden within a huddle of trees, and are spectacular visual remains of Roman burial grounds. The burial mounds are also known as tumuli, barrows or kurgans and are found throughout much of the world, reports CambridgeshireLive. The hills stand at 15 metres tall (Image: Tony) The Bartlow Hills are believed to date from the first and second centuries AD and have been described as some of the best-preserved Roman barrows in Britain and the largest surviving Roman burial mounds in Western Europe. But despite the prestige among those in the know, they aren't exactly easy to find. The small village of Bartlow is around 12 miles southeast of Cambridgeshire, considering the sites historic prominence, you might expect signpost’s guiding the way to the burial grounds.

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. It's not as though the extraordinary Roman mounds are unknown to locals - far from it, as the village's local pub, The Three Hills, is named after them. Down a narrow track, you could easily miss this spot, but make your way down along rows of towering trees and you'll soon be transported to another world. You should see the mounds take shape beyond the trees and then view them in all their glory. (Image: G Travels) Three of the original seven burial mounds are clearly visible at the site today. A further three have been either significantly flattened or totally destroyed and one remains on private property, just visible from the top of one of the hills. The largest stands a whopping 15 metres high. Read More Related Articles

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