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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 621
 Date Entered 20/10/2012
 Updated on 20/10/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Private
 Record Date 01/01/2005
 Location Askrig Pasture Site 2
 Civil Parish Askrigg
 Brit. National Grid SD 93475 92382
 Altitude 378m
 Geology Drift over the Middle Limestone
 Record Name Burnt mound in pasture east of Whitfield Gill Plantation.
 Record Description This medium size burnt mound, the second of an open group of four burnt mounds in Askrig pasture, is located on steep sloping pasture some 300m east of Whitfield Gill Plantation and close to a Lead Mine Hush, at an abandoned spring rise. The site comprises two seperate turf covered distinct mounds of burnt stone measuring 11m * 8m overall.
 Dimensions 11m * 8m overall
 Additional Notes First reported by Laurie T.C., 2004. 'Burnt Mounds in Wensleydale and Swaledale.' in R.F. White and P.R.Wilson Eds. Archaeology and Historic Landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales. For details of the landscape setting of this site, see photographs.
 Image 1 ID 3484         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Whitfield Gill Plantation.
 Image 2 ID 3485         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description ASkrig Pasture Burnt Mounds, Site 2.
 Image 3 ID 3486         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 4 ID 3487         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 5 ID 3488         Click image to enlarge
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