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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 81
 Date Entered 12/01/2011
 Updated on 21/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Location Redmire CP. Thorny Bank Hill and Grasper Bank Spring. Two burnt mounds at locations listed below.
 Civil Parish Redmire
 Brit. National Grid SE 047 934
 Altitude 375m
 Geology Richmond cherts.
 Record Name Thorny Bank Hill and Grasper Bank Spring. Two burnt mounds at locations listed below
 Record Description #1, Thorny Bank Hill SE047 934 380m Medium, low Ring cairn, small cairns and field banks nearby (recorded seperately). #2, Cobscar Rake - Grasper Bank Spring SE052 932 375m Large, high At spring rise. The site at Thorny Bank Hill is masked below heather above a recently excavated fire fighting water supply dam and is difficult to locate (Photograph to follow). A well defined unenclosed round house or possible ring cairn is located on the western side of the rising ground southof the track at NGR to follow. Small cairns and indistinct field banks indicate the presence of an unenclosed settlements close to these burnt mounds. The site at Grasper Bank Spring is large and prominent, at spring rise below small lead mine adit. See photo. Small hut circle nearby.
SE047 934 380m and SE052 932 375m
 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.
 Image 1 ID 216         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Large burnt mound at Grasper Bank Spring head.
 Image 2 ID 217         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Large burnt mound at Grasper bank Spring.
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