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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 821
 Date Entered 27/07/2014
 Updated on 15/09/2014
 Recorded by Doug Waugh
 Category Standing Stones / Circles
 Record Type Archaeology
 SWAAG Site Ellerton Moor
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 24/07/2014
 Location On the plateau of Ellerton Moor
 Civil Parish Ellerton Abbey
 Brit. National Grid SE 06098 96729
 Altitude 330m
 Record Name Standing stone
 Record Description A large standing stone, with small stones at the base and possible linked to a nearby enclosure and to further smaller standing stones. This stone stands within the unsurveyed coaxial field system and bronze age cairnfield and settlement of Ellerton Moor. It is hoped that a survey of the complex prehehistoric landscape on Ellerton Moor will be done and that may show this stone predates the coaxial field system appearing to be aligned on it.
 Dimensions 1m 25cm x 1m x 70cm.
 Image 1 ID 5816         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Looking E showing the stone, the plinth of small stones and the lack of heather close to the standing stone.
 Image 2 ID 5814         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description This picture - looking S - is to show the link of stones between the standing stone and the large enclosure whose NE corner is 4mtrs from the stone in a SW direction and about 1mtr higher than the ground around the stone. Unfortunately much of the link is hidden beneath the heather, but enough can be glimpsed to understand the situation. See record 822 for details of the enclosure itself.
 Image 3 ID 5815         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description The area to the W of the standing stone showing a depressed area with lines of small stones very evident on the east and south, less so the west and non-existent to the north.
 Image 4 ID 5617         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Looking SW towards the large stone, showing three stones prior to it. Could they be connected?
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