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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***** 18
 Date Entered 09/01/2011
 Updated on 13/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Location Reeth High Moor
 Civil Parish Reeth
 Brit. National Grid NY 991 006
 Altitude 390m
 Geology Spring rise. Glacial drift over strata below the Underset Limestone.
 Record Name Reeth High Moor. Very small burnt mound with visible burnt stone at spring rise.
 Record Description Very small burnt mound some 2m diameter with visible burnt stone at spring rise 100m to the west of the unfenced road. Stone field banks and scattered cairns characteristiv of Bronze Age Settlement on and below the rising ground to the east of the unfenced road. This very small burnt mound may represent just a single episode of use, whereas most burnt mounds are dicard heaps which acrued from very mant repeated visits to the same location, prehaps representing occupations across several centuries.
 Dimensions Small, low
 Additional Notes Dimensions. Size: Small <6m, Medium 6m-9m, Large 10m-15m, Extra large >15m. Height: Low <0.5m, Average 0.5-1.0m, High >1.0m.
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