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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***** 66
 Date Entered 12/01/2011
 Updated on 20/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 01/01/2005
 Location Addlebrough East
 Civil Parish Thornton Rust
 Brit. National Grid SD 9526 8783
 Altitude 390m
 Geology Braided streams below springs which rise below the upper eastern slopes of Addlebrough.
 Record Name Thornton Rust Moor. Addlebrough East springs. Two burnt mounds.
 Record Description 2 Sites: 1st site = Medium, average. Located at spring at the grid reference. 2nd site = Medium, low. Located at a different spring some 200m to the SSW. Both these sites are located at calcareous springs. Remains of crayfish (carapace fragments holed by a bird beak) predated by short eared owl, the carapace remains were found at this location together with an owl pellet. *Indicative 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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 Dimensions Medium, average. Located at spring*.
 Image 1 ID 248         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Thornton Rust Moor. Two burnt mounds on the eastern slopes of Addlebrough Hill. Site 1
 Image 2 ID 249         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Thornton Rust Moor. Two burnt mounds on the eastern slopes of Addlebrough Hill
 Image 3 ID 250         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Thornton Rust Moor. Crayfish remains predated by shot eared owl found at these springs on the eastern slopes of Addlebrough Hill
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