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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 97
 Date Entered 12/01/2011
 Updated on 12/01/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Not known
 Location Blea Beck Sheepfold
 Civil Parish Holwick
 Brit. National Grid NY 8733 2734
 Altitude 413m
 Record Name Burnt Mound found by Tom Gledhill.
 Record Description This burnt mound is within a late shieling site(Coggins and Fairless, 1997) Two hut circles may be prehistoric. 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 Large, average
 Additional Notes Dimensions. Size: Small <6m, Medium 6m-9m, Large 10m-15m, Extra large >15m. Height: Low <0.5m, Average 0.5-1.0m, High >1.0m. The association of burnt mounds with settlements of Middle Bronze Age Date is well attested throughout Wensleydale, Swaledale and Teedale.
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