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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 672
 Date Entered 10/01/2013
 Updated on 10/01/2013
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burial Mounds and Cairns
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Description 
 Site Access Public Footpath
 Record Date 01/01/2012
 Location River Tees, North Bank, 1km upstream from Whorlton.
 Civil Parish Not known
 Brit. National Grid NZ 0968 1472
 Altitude 125
 Geology River terrace.
 Record Name Teesdale. Round barrow on north bank of the River Tees 1km upstream from Whorlton.
 Record Description  Round barrow,located on rising ground with good views across and down the River Tees, visible as a turf covered mound 22m diameter and 1.5m high. Undisturbed except for small erosion patches which have revealed a river cobble core to the mound. See photos. Not included in the current list of barrows for the area, as Young, R. 1980. An Inventory of Barrows in Co. Durham. Trans. Arch. and Archaeol. Soc. of Durham and Northumberland.1-16. This is the fourth site record of a total of 12 similar round barrows located close to the Tees.
 Dimensions 22m diameter and 1.5m high approximately
 Image 1 ID 3931         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Round barrow on north bank of the River Tees. 1km upstream from Whorlton.
 Image 2 ID 3933         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description 
 Image 3 ID 3934         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description 
 Image 4 ID 3932         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Small erosion patch with river cobbles.
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