Apparently, an artificial mound or tumulus depicted in a Tobias Young drawing and outlined on the ground by Blackberry Terrace, between Bevois Valley Road and Mount Pleasant Road. It appears to mark the westernmost point of traditional Northam, which also has the name ‘Blackworth’ on its easternmost boundary (where the ‘heg’ stone is situated). The coincidence of names appears significant. If, as appears possible, ‘Blackberry’ derives from ‘Blecca’s Burh’, the use of ‘mount’ could be tautological.


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