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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 141
 Date Entered 24/02/2011
 Updated on 24/02/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Mining Related
 Record Type Mining
 Site Access Public Footpath
 Record Date 01/01/2005
 Location Wensleydale. West Burton CP. Pasture below Morpeth Wood.
 Civil Parish Not known
 Brit. National Grid 
 Altitude 230m
 Record Name Lead Bale on Bronze Age Burnt Mound.
 Record Description Lead bale smelting site located on summit of large burnt mound. Much visible slag present and also findspot of stone stopper from a medieval ceramic jug. For details of the burnt mound, see Record No 58.
 Additional Notes This lead bale is approximately 50m above the footpath from Morpeth Gate to the Knights Templars Preceptory and just 1km SW of the Knights Templars Preceptory above Temple Farm.
 Image 1 ID 351         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Lead bale on summit of Bronze Age Burnt Mound.
 Image 2 ID 352         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Stone stopper to medieval ceramic jug and detail of burnt stone mound.
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