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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***** 190
 Date Entered 15/05/2011
 Updated on 15/05/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Army Range
 Record Date 06/02/2009
 Location Dicky Edge West. Cordilleras Farm.
 Civil Parish Marske
 Brit. National Grid NZ 08800 03984
 Altitude 348m
 Geology Richmond Cherts
 Record Name Two burnt mounds above Dicky Edge (West).
 Record Description Two burnt mounds locate close together at the same spring, visible as low mounds of fire cracked sandstone. The larger site is crescentic in form 15m*10m, the smaller site is oval on plan, 9m*6m overall.
NZ08800 03984 and NZ08811 03998
 Dimensions Larger mound 15m*8m. Smaller mound 9m*6m
 Additional Notes This large burnt mound complex is just 250m NE of the hut circle settlement on a terrace below the scar formed by the westward extension of Dickey Edge. (MSK18). The association between burnt mounds and hut circle settlements is widespread throughout Britain.
 Image 1 ID 652         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Burnt mound , the larger of two adjacent sites at this location, above round house settlement below Dicky Edge.
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