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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 65
 Date Entered 12/01/2011
 Updated on 17/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Private
 Record Date 01/01/2005
 Location Aysgarth Pasture. On either banks of the small stream in pasture 1km east of Castle Dikes Henge and some 100m south of Flout Moor Lane
 Civil Parish Aysgarth
 Brit. National Grid SD 990 877
 Altitude 275m
 Geology Sreamside in area of morainic Drift.
 Record Name Aysgarth pasture. Two burnt mounds just 1km east of Castle Dikes Henge.
 Record Description 2 Sites. One large and turf covered on the northern bank of a small canalised stream in pasture 1km to the east of Castle Dikes Henge. The other burnt mound is of medium dimensions,and revealed by the presence of burnt stone in the bank of the same canalised stream. * 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.
 Dimensions Large, average.*
 Additional Notes These two burnt mounds, together with the two further burnt mounds recorded (SWAAG63) at Flout Moor Springs 800m to the west of Castle Dikes, should be seen as indicating transient/transhumant settlement activity contemporary with the henge.
 Image 1 ID 251         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Aysgarth CP. The larger of two burnt mounds in pasture south of Flout Moor Lane.
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