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Viewing website implies consent to set cookies on your computer. Full details Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group
Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 114
 Date Entered 27/01/2011
 Updated on 01/05/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burial Mounds and Cairns
 Record Type Archaeology
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 Site Access Private
 Record Date 26/01/2011
 Location In Pasture at edge of River Terrace. South of Gun Ing Lane
 Civil Parish Muker
 Brit. National Grid Hidden
 Altitude 440m
 Geology River terrace
 Record Name Possible round barrow south of Gun Ing lane
 Record Description Large regular mound which may be a round barrow located on a river terrace south of the River Swale. This mound could however be a small drumlin.
 Dimensions 20m diameter and 3m high. Estimated.
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 Tree: Position / Form / Status 
 Tree Site ID 0
 Associated Site SWAAG ID 0
 Additional Notes There are several mounds in Swaledale located at the edge of river terraces and on the edge of Kame terraces at higher elevation. Whether these mounds are barrow mounds is problematic. Other examples include the regular mound of similar proportions on the south side of the R.Swale by the roadside at Haverdale House, the regular mound situated 700m below Scabba Wath Bridge, the scheduled Barrow mound below Swale Hall west of Grinton and the barrow on the edge of the kame terrace at m OD, west of Maiden Castle This mound is unsurveyed and unrecorded.
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 Image 3 ID 196         Click image to enlarge
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