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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 74
 Date Entered 12/01/2011
 Updated on 20/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Public Footpath
 Location Appersett. Two large burnt mounds 400m south of Holme Heads Bridge below dismantled railway spoi heaps
 Civil Parish Hawes
 Brit. National Grid SD 8515 9118
 Altitude 248m
 Record Name Appersett. Two large burnt mounds 400m south of Holme Heads Bridge below dismantled
 Record Description Two large sites at spring stream below dismantled railway spoil heap. Found by Mrs Susan Foster. This burnt mound was subjected to geophysical survey by University of Bradford, see Laurie 2003. Figure 72. This survey established the presence of several'hot spots' in the vicinity of the main mound (the lower site) which are interpreted as hearths for heating the stones.
 Dimensions Large, high
 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 231         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description The Lower Burnt Mound, one of two here some 300m apart on the same spring stream.
 Image 2 ID 232         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description The Lower Burnt Mound, this site was the subject of Geophysical Survey-see Laurie 2003, Figure 72.
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