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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***** 72
 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 Countersett Crag. At spring rise below the Main Limestone.
 Civil Parish Bainbridge
 Brit. National Grid SD 911 879
 Altitude 400m
 Geology At spring rise below the Main Limestone.
 Record Name Countersett Crag. Very large burnt mound at spring rise below the Main Limestone.
 Record Description Large burnt mound at spring rise located at top of a wide terrace on the south facing slope below Counterset Crag. See site plan. Round barrow located on Counterset Crag at SD9041 8767, 500m
 Dimensions Large, high*
 Additional Notes *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. This burnt mound is one of at least 10N0 burnt mounds which overlook Semerwater. Semerwater was the focus of human activity throughout prehistory, for an account of the complex of prehistoric sites around Semerwater, see Laurie 2003.
 Image 1 ID 233         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 2 ID 234         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 3 ID 1773         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Location of burnt mounds around Semer Water. Not all known burnt mound sites shown.
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