Marlborough Mound: ‘Merlin’s burial place’ built in 2400 BC

Marlborough Mound: ‘Merlin’s burial place’ built in 2400 BC

Image caption Marlborough Mound had previously baffled historians A Wiltshire mound where the legendary wizard Merlin was purported to be buried has been found to date back to 2400 BC.

Marlborough Mound: ‘Merlin’s burial place’ built in 2400 BC

A Wiltshire mound where the legendary wizard Merlin was purported to be buried has been found to date back to 2400 BC. Radiocarbon dating tests were carried out on charcoal samples taken from Marlborough Mound, which lies in Marlborough College’s grounds.

Marlborough Mound: ‘Merlin’s burial place’ built in 2400

A Wiltshire mound where the legendary wizard Merlin was purported to be buried has been found to date back to 2400 BC. Radiocarbon dating tests were carried out on charcoal samples taken from Marlborough Mound, which lies in Marlborough College’s grounds. The 19m (62ft) high mound had previously mystified historians.

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Recent radiocarbon dating has found it to date from about 2400 BC. It is of similar age to the larger Silbury Hill about 5 miles (8.0 km) west of the town. Legend has it that the Mound is the burial site of Merlin and that the name of the town comes from Merlin’s Barrow.

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They date from around 2400 BC. However, they remain places of mystery, as there is no current consensus as to why they were built and what they were used for. ‘ Merlin’s Mound’ at Marlborough. The Mound at Marlborough College is the second tallest prehistoric monument in Europe.

Marlborough Mound where the legendary wizard Merlin was

Jun 15, 2011 · Marlborough Mound where the legendary wizard Merlin was purported to be buried has been found to date back to 2400 BC. Radiocarbon dating tests were carried out on charcoal samples taken from Marlborough Mound, which lies in Marlborough College’s grounds.

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Recent coring of the Mound at Marlborough College has produced four samples of charcoal, allowing radiocarbon dating for the first time. The samples, which came from different levels in the Mound, were taken from two bore holes through the height of the 19m monument, showing that it was built in the years around 2400 BC.

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↑ «Marlborough Mound: ‘Merlin’s burial place’ built in 2400 BC» BBC News, 31 May 2011 ↑ «Marlborough». Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 9 March 2015. ↑ Pevsner & Cherry 1975, p. 347. ↑ History of Marlborough ↑ Borough of Marlborough Charter of …

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Recent radiocarbon dating has found it to date from about 2400 BC. It is of similar age to the larger Silbury Hill about 5 miles (8.0 km) west of the town. Legend has it that the Mound is the burial site of Merlin and that the name of the town, Marlborough comes from Merlin’s Barrow.

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Merlin’s Mount is in the grounds of Marlborough College, only a 100 yards off the A4, but partly concealed by the college chapel. It is freely accessible. In the grounds of Marlborough College stands a rather bizarre conical mound of grassed earth with a spiralling path all the way round.

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