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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 99
 Date Entered 12/01/2011
 Updated on 12/01/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Not known
 Record Date 01/01/2005
 Location Upper Teesdale. Skyer Beck
 Civil Parish Forest and Frith
 Brit. National Grid NY 8642 2785
 Altitude 365m
 Record Name Burnt Mound surveyed by Tim Laurie
 Record Description 450m To SE of Bracken Rig Middle Bronze AGE settlement (Coggins and Fairless, 1985) Peat and heather covered. Reference: Laurie, T.C. 2003. �Researching the Prehistory of Wensleydale, Swaledale and Teesdale�. Gazetteer of Burnt Mound Sites. In: T.G. Manby, Patrick Ottaway and Stephen Moorhouse. Eds. �The Archaeology of Yorkshire. An assessment at the end of the 21st century',pp223-253.'
 Dimensions 10m x 8m oval but eroded by stream.
 Additional Notes The association of burnt mounds with settlements of Middle Bronze Age Date is well attested throughout Wensleydale, Swaledale and Teedale.
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