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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***** 59
 Date Entered 11/01/2011
 Updated on 16/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Location Burton Moor. Burnt Mound below Ashby Gill, Site 1
 Civil Parish Burton cum Walden
 Brit. National Grid SE 0310 8637
 Altitude 370m
 Geology At top of wide terrace on bank of stream incutting the escarpment of the Main Limestone
 Record Name Burton Moor. Burnt Mound below Ashby Gill, Site 1
 Record Description Burnt mound, turf covered. Medium, average*. Next to spring stream emerging from Asby Gill. Evidence of stone lined trough, see photo. This is the upper of three burnt mounds on this terrace with two further mounds at the spring rise, 450m AOD, above Ash Gill, see SWAAG HER Nos
 Dimensions Medium, Average*.
 Additional Notes *Indicative Overall Dimensions of burnt mounds: Size: Small <6m, Medium 6m-9m, Large 10m-15m, Extra large >15m. Height: Low <0.5m, Average 0.5-1.0m, High >1.0m. This site is one of a linear group of five burnt mounds which have been recognised on the line of the small stream which rises approximately 250m to the NE of the Settlement on Burton Moor, passing through Ashby Gill.
 Image 1 ID 333         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Burnt Mound Below Ashby Gill. Site 1.
 Image 2 ID 1749         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Burnt mound below Ashby Gill, two further burnt mound in same pasture - one medium, one very large
 Image 3 ID 335         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Burnt Mound below Ashby Gill. Stone structure, trough.
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