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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 62
 Date Entered 12/01/2011
 Updated on 16/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Location Skelliks Beck
 Civil Parish Thoralby
 Brit. National Grid SD 978 858
 Altitude 330m
 Geology Drift over Middle Limestone series.
 Record Name Stake Pasture, Skellicks Beck. Two burnt Mounds in Pasture.
 Record Description 2 Burnt Mounds here, both of medium size, turf covered. Both sites in pasture on same spring stream above North bank of Skellicks Beck. * 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  Two sites, each Medium, Low.*
 Additional Notes These two burnt mounds may relate to an unenclosed platform settlement higher up the hill (Noted but unsurveyed. These burnt mounds should also be considered together with the unenclosed round house settlement recently discovered from the air at Sidewell Springs (SD8510 9575,440m Od. Centre.)
 Image 1 ID 323         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description The two burnt mounds above Skellicks Beck.
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