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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***** 928
 Date Entered 06/04/2016
 Updated on 06/04/2016
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Location Braithwaite Moor, Ewe Lock Spring
 Civil Parish East Witton
 Brit. National Grid SE 111 851
 Altitude 370m
 Geology Spring rise below Lower Follifoot Grit
 Record Name Two medium burnt mounds on Braithwaite Moor associated with a high level Bronze Age Cairnfield Settlement
 Record Description Two burnt mounds located on opposing banks of a small stream below Ewe Lock Spring.
 Dimensions 8m*6m*.5m and 5m dia*.5m
 Additional Notes These burnt mounds are located directly below and may be associated with the Bronze Age cairn field type settlement below Strut Steer first recognised by TCL during the 1980's and mapped in 2006 by TCL with Andrew Fleming. The area was revisited more recently by a few SWAAG Members, photographed and recorded as SWAAG Record No 690.
 Image 1 ID 6754         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description The upper of two medium size burnt mounds at Ewe Lock Spring.
 Image 2 ID 4075         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description The upper of two medium size burnt mounds at Ewe Lock Spring.
 Image 3 ID 4076         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description View Northward across Wensleydale from the burnt mound
 Image 4 ID 4077         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description The lower and smaller of the two burnt mounds.
 Image 5 ID 4079         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Original survey plan of the cairn field settlement(TCL 2006).
 Image 6 ID 4082         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description Ring cairn within the cairnfield settlement complex.
 Image 7 ID 4086         Click image to enlarge
 Image 7 Description Ring cairn within the cairnfield settlement complex.
 Image 8 ID 4084         Click image to enlarge
 Image 8 Description Field bank under heather when first recognised, with EAL.
 Image 9 ID 4083         Click image to enlarge
 Image 9 Description Andrew Fleming with EAL during an early visit in the 1980's to this impressive high level Bronze Age site.
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