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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 78
 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
 Record Date 01/01/2005
 Location ASKRIGG C.P. Beldaw Hill.
 Civil Parish Askrigg
 Brit. National Grid SD 977 910
 Altitude 350m
 Geology Spring rise in faulted and mineralised zone, Underset Limestone series. Lead mine shafts nearby.
 Record Name ASkrig CP. Beldaw Hill. Burnt Mound at spring rise.
 Record Description Beldaw Hill.Burnt mound at spring rise. Lead mine shaft mounds nearby. Note line of old spring stream is straight downhill. Spring has been diverted by a leat for lead mine washing purposes. Other burnt mounds in Askrig CP include: #1 Leashouse SD 942 920, 305m, Small, low* for indicative dimensions see below #2 Whitfield Gill SD 935 923, 360m Large, high #3 Askrigg Pasture SD 937 925, 383m Medium, average #4 Askrigg Pasture SD 936 925, 387m Large, average #5 Askrigg Pasture SD935 928, 425m Large, high #6 Below Coombs SD971 915, 360m Large, high #7 Broomber SD967 920, 440m Large, average #8 Nappa Scar SD965 915, 320m Large, Low ##6 #6 Nappa Scar SD965 915, 320m Large,low #7 Coombs SD971 915, 350m Large, high (Gorse covered) #8 Beldaw Hill SD 977 910, 330m Medium, average (In mining ground)
 Dimensions Medium average
 Additional Notes *Indicative 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 227         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Burnt mound at Beldaw Hill.
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