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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 669
 Date Entered 05/01/2013
 Updated on 05/01/2013
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burial Mounds and Cairns
 Record Type Archaeology
 SWAAG Site Name 
 Site Type 
 Site Name 
 Site Description 
 Site Access 
 Record Date 10/12/2010
 Location Piercebridge. Cliff Park.
 Civil Parish Not known
 Brit. National Grid NZ 208 152
 Altitude 80
 Geology Drift over Permian magnesian limestone, south of the Tees.
 Record Name Piercebridge, Cliff Park. Round Barrow Site A
 Record Description Round barrow, one of two in Cliffe Park, visible as a circular and undisturbed turf covered mound 30m diameter and 2.15m high beneath mature planted lime trees. Reference:Young, R. 1980. An Inventory of Barrows in Co. Durham. Trans. Arch. and Archaeol. Soc. of Durham and Northumberland.1-16.
 Dimensions 30m diameter and 2.15m high.
 Geographical area 
 Scientific Name 
 Common / Notable Species 
 Tree and / or Stem Girth 
 Tree: Position / Form / Status 
 Tree Site ID 0
 Associated Site SWAAG ID 0
 Additional Notes This record is the first of at least 12 records of round barrows, several of which may not have been recorded previously, located on bluffs and river terraces close to or overlooking the River Tees and R. Tees tributary streams upstream from Piercebridge.
 Image 1 ID 3914         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Cliffe Park. Round Barrow Site A.
 Image 2 ID 3912         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Cliffe Park. Round Barrow Site A photographed from the hollow way leads south from the bridge across the Tees and Piercebridge Roman Fort.
 Image 3 ID 3913         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description 
 Image 4 ID 3915         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description 
 Image 5 ID 3916         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description The hollow way leading south from Piercebridge Roman Fort. Towards Stanwick.
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