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Six Hills, Leicestershire

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Six Hills, Leicestershire

The Six Hills are a collection of Roman barrows situated alongside the old Great North Road in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England. They are classed as a Scheduled Ancient Monument and are protected by law. They form the most complete Roman barrow group in the country. Beside their historical significance, they lend their name to an important thoroughfare in the town (Six Hills Way) and are a local landmark.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK6420
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire

Other names by which Six Hills, Leicestershire has been known in the past

Segshill ~ Sixhills

Six Hills, Leicestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Sixhills, place with antiquities, Dalby on the Wolds par., Leicestershire, 7 miles NW. of Melton Mowbray.

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