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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 67
 Date Entered 12/01/2011
 Updated on 05/01/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
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 Site Type 
 Site Name 
 Site Description 
 Site Access Private
 Record Date 01/01/2005
 Location Thornton Rust Moor. Springs near Shooting Hut south of Dovestones
 Civil Parish Thornton Rust
 Brit. National Grid SD 965 874
 Altitude 335m
 Geology Braided spring streams rising below Underset Limestone.
 Record Name Thornton Rust Moor SSSI. The Shooting Hut. Six burnt mounds by braided springs.
 Record Description Thornton Rust Moor SSSI. See TCL Survey and Location Plan. 6 Burnt Mounds: All sites are on the banks of spring streams above and below the shooting hut, small stone rings nearby. Fine flint arrowheads ( See Laurie 2003, Figure 65, Nos 30-7)now in the Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes) found on slope South of shooting hut.
SD 965 874centre
 Dimensions All medium, average*
 Geographical area 
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 Common / Notable Species 
 Tree and / or Stem Girth 
 Tree: Position / Form / Status 
 Tree Site ID 0
 Associated Site SWAAG ID 0
 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 243         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Thornton Rust Moor.The Shooting Hut. Six burnt mounds located at these braided spring streams.
 Image 2 ID 1751         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Thornton Rust Moor. Location of Burnt Mounds at the Shooting Hut Springs and on Black Pasture.
 Image 3 ID 245         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Thornton Rust Moor.The Shooting Hut. One of Six burnt mounds
 Image 4 ID 246         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Thornton Rust Moor.The Shooting Hut. One of Six burnt mounds
 Image 5 ID 247         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Thornton Rust Moor.Sheepfold. Two burnt mounds here.
 Image 6 ID 244         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description Thornton Rust Moor.The Shooting Hut. One of Six burnt mounds.
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