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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***** 902
 Date Entered 08/11/2015
 Updated on 08/11/2015
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 SWAAG Site Stainton Moor
 Site Access Army Range
 Record Date 01/01/2005
 Location Army Live Firing Range, Wathgill, Cow Park.
 Civil Parish Stainton
 Brit. National Grid SE 104 954
 Altitude 260m
 Geology Drift over strata below the Underset Limestone. Spring rise.
 Record Name Wathgill, Cow Park. Burnt mound at edge of recent small arms range.
 Record Description Medium sized burnt mound located some 18 years ago, during a walkover survey to locate any archaeological features which would be affected by the construction of a recent small arms range.
 Dimensions 8m*6m*.7m high overall approximately
 Additional Notes This burnt mound should be considered to relate to the unenclosed settlement of middle Bronze Age character located some 800m further upslope on open moorland at SE102947, on the boundary between Bellerby and Walburn Civil Parishes. See previous SWAAG Record No 901.
 Image 1 ID 6529         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description The burnt mound receiving very close attention from visiting group of members of the Catterick Training Area Conservation Group
 Image 2 ID 6530         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Wathgill Cow Park and site of the burnt mound, prior to construction of a recent small arms range.
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