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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 682
 Date Entered 25/01/2013
 Updated on 25/01/2013
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burial Mounds and Cairns
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Private
 Record Date 26/02/2007
 Location Melbecks CP. Barney Beck. West bank below Barney Beck High Bridge.
 Civil Parish Melbecks
 Brit. National Grid SE 013 988
 Altitude 200m
 Geology Drift over Hardraw Scar Limestone.
 Record Name Round barrow on south side of Barney Beck below Barney Beck High Bridge
 Record Description Round barrow some 20m diameter and 2m high on bluff above the confluence of Barney Beck with The Swale. Undisturbed.
 Dimensions 20m diameter and 2m high approximately
 Additional Notes The location of this round barrow on a bluff at the confluence of Barney Beck with the Swale is characteristic for burial mounds both in Swaledale and in Teesdale, see other records on this database.
 Image 1 ID 4001         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Round barrow at confluence of Barney Beck with the Swale. Daggerstones House in background.Photographed from the opposite bank of the Swale.
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