long bar-row

long barrow

noun Archaeology.
a funerary barrow having an elongate shape, sometimes constructed over a megalithic chamber tomb and usually containing one or more inhumed corpses along with artifacts: primarily Neolithic but extending into the Bronze Age.
Compare round barrow.
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