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Coordinates: 51°19′12″N 2°47′19″W / 51.3201°N 2.7886°W / 51.3201; -2.7886

Rowberrow is located in Somerset

 Rowberrow shown within Somerset
OS grid reference ST450582
District Sedgemoor
Shire county Somerset
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Winscombe
Postcode district BS25
Dialling code 01934
Police Avon and Somerset
Fire Devon and Somerset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament Wells
List of places: UK • England • Somerset
The Swan at Rowberrow

Rowberrow is a small village near Churchill and Shipham in Somerset, England.

Rowberrow is close to the Dolebury Warren iron age hill fort.

It is the site of a Bronze Age barrow approximately 20 metres (66 ft) in diameter, which was excavated in 1813,[1] and is believed to have given the village its name as Rowbarrow means 'rough hill' or 'barrow'.[2]

It was formerly a mining parish producing calamine.[3]


Rowberrow Church

The parish Church of St Michael and All Angels dates from the late 14th century, however the nave, chancel and south porch were rebuilt in 1865. It is a Grade II* listed building.[4]


  1. ^ Adkins, Lesley and Roy (1992). A Field Guide to Somerset Archaeology. Wimborne, Dorset: Dovecote Press. ISBN 0946159947.  
  2. ^ "Autumn newsletter 2007" (PDF). Mendip Hills AONB. Retrieved 2007-09-25.  
  3. ^ Atthill, Robin (1976). Mendip: A new study. Newton Abbot, Devon: David & Charles. ISBN 0715372971.  
  4. ^ "Church of St Michael and All Angels". Images of England. Retrieved 2006-07-17.  


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