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Viewing website implies consent to set cookies on your computer. Full details Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group
Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 138
 Date Entered 21/02/2011
 Updated on 21/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 01/01/2005
 Location West Burton CP. Pasture below Ashby Gill.
 Civil Parish Not known
 Brit. National Grid SE 02860 86835
 Altitude 350m
 Geology Shales below Main Limestone.
 Record Name Burnt Mound below Ashby Gill. Site 3.
 Record Description Very large burnt mound by recently diverted spring. The lowest of three burnt mounds at this diverted watercourse, see Site Nos 58 and 137. Coaxial field system aligned at right angles to the slope extends southward from Stoneywood Plain to Hudson's Quarry. Unenclosed settlements at intervals in these pastures (all recorded seperately)
 Dimensions 18m*10m*1m
 Additional Notes This (the lowest of three sites at the same spring stream) is a very large burnt mound. The coaxial field system, settlement enclosures and lithic scatters in this area denote significant settlement activity here.
 Image 1 ID 337         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Ashby Gill. Burnt Mound Site 3.
 Image 2 ID 338         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Ashby Gill. Burnt Mound Site 3.
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