West Mersea Barrow
In 2012, the lead box and its contents returned to Mersea for the first time in 100
years, to be exhibited at Mersea Museum for the summer. The opportunity was then
taken to have the bones analysed to try find out more about the person buried in
Click here to read about the results of the analysis.
Mersea Museum organises open days at the barrow from time to time.
Do you want to know more?
Follow the links below to view some historic and recent reports on the Barrow:
The Secrets of the Mound - Mersea Barrow 1912-2012
Wheel Tomb and Child's Burial Tomb"