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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 230
 Date Entered 21/06/2011
 Updated on 21/06/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 20/06/2011
 Civil Parish Not known
 Brit. National Grid SD 95605 80955
 Altitude 396m
 Geology Spring flush. Drift above shales
 Record Name Two burnt mounds below Dale Head Scar. Upper Site.
 Record Description This large burnt mound is the Upper and smaller of two such sites space roughly 70m apart at the same spring line. The mound is of charactristic double hump shape with the position of the central trough evident by a dense clump of rushes These two burnt mounds are additional to the body of similar sites recorded previously. The closest known burnt mounds are the group of three burnt mounds above the village of Newbiggin, at Mill Beck Springs.
 Dimensions 8m diameter and 1.5m high
 Image 1 ID 831         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Two Burnt Mounds below Dale Head Scar. The Upper Site.
 Image 2 ID 832         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Two Burnt Mounds below Dale Head Scar. The Upper Site.
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