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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 440
 Date Entered 28/01/2012
 Updated on 02/02/2012
 Recorded by Stephen Eastmead
 Category Stone structure
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Army Range
 Record Date 28/01/2012
 Location Bellerby Moor
 Civil Parish Bellerby
 Brit. National Grid SE 09179 93140
 Altitude 294m
 Record Name Clapper Bridge
 Record Description Stone Clapper Bridge constructed over a small beck. The track leading to the bridge connects the Preston Moor coal pits with the main road towards Leyburn, North Yorkshire. In addition the area is rich in pre-historic archaeology including adjacent Burnt Mounds, cairns, a possible burial mound and a nearby barrow.

This is an active army range with no public access.

This is a link to more examples of Clapper Bridges
 Image 1 ID 2156         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Clapper Bridge
 Image 2 ID 2157         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Clapper Bridge
 Image 3 ID 2158         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Clapper Bridge
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