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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 623
 Date Entered 22/10/2012
 Updated on 28/10/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Private
 Record Date 01/01/2005
 Location Askrigg Pasture
 Civil Parish Askrigg
 Brit. National Grid SD 93628 92539
 Altitude 391m
 Geology Spring stream on drift over the Middle Limestone.
 Record Name Askrigg Pasture. Burnt Mound Site 4.
 Record Description Very large but low burnt mound with much visible burnt stone and visible charcoal. Probably robbed of stone for BM Site 3 which is located in marsh to the east of the modern dry stone wall and further downstream on the same stream some 150m to the east.
 Dimensions 12m * 10m 8 .75m high
 Additional Notes This large but low burnt mound, is located in rushy pasture and is 14m diameter and .75m high approximately. This site is the fourth of an open cluster of four burnt mounds situated in Askrigg Pastures above and below the western end of High Straights Lane.
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 Image 1 Description ASkrigg Pasture BM Site 4
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