Obadiah's Barrow

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Obadiah's Barrow
View from obadiahs barrow.jpg
A view of Obadiah's Barrow
Obadiah's Barrow is located in Isles of Scilly
Obadiah's Barrow
Shown within Isles of Scilly
LocationGugh, Isles of Scilly
Coordinates49°53′44″N 6°20′05″W / 49.895594°N 6.334838°W / 49.895594; -6.334838Coordinates: 49°53′44″N 6°20′05″W / 49.895594°N 6.334838°W / 49.895594; -6.334838
TypeBurial chamber
PeriodsBronze Age
Official nameObadiah's Barrow
Reference no.303188[1]

Obadiah's Barrow or Obadiah's Grave is one of around eighty burial chambers in the Isles of Scilly, England.[2] It was excavated in 1901, by George Bonsor[2] revealing a dozen cremation urns and a crouching skeleton.[3]


  1. ^ "Detailed Result: Obadiah's Barrow". Pastscape. Retrieved 30 November 2010.
  2. ^ a b Creigh, Andy. "Obadiah's Barrow". Megalithic Portal. Retrieved 29 November 2010.
  3. ^ Dillon, Paddy (2006). Walking the Isles of Scilly. Cicerone Press. p. 55. ISBN 1-85284-475-2.

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