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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 169
 Date Entered 26/03/2011
 Updated on 26/03/2011
 Recorded by Ric Carter
 Category Burial Mounds and Cairns
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 14/03/2011
 Location Ellerton Moor
 Civil Parish Not known
 Brit. National Grid Hidden
 Altitude 359m
 Geology limestone overlaid by peat
 Record Name Cairn
 Record Description Likely remains of quarried cairn or other structure of funerary purpose, characteristic of prehistoric cairnfield occupation activity. Of sub-rectangular plan and orientated East/West along long axes. A small, circular feature to the West end approx 65cm diameter abutting a rectangular depression approx 1m square. A similar, though less distinct, feature to the East end.
 Dimensions 3.9m x 2.4m
 Image 1 ID 515         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description cairn
 Image 2 ID 516         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description circular feature at West end of cairn
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