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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 61
 Date Entered 12/01/2011
 Updated on 16/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Not known
 Location Millbeck Springs
 Civil Parish Newbiggin
 Brit. National Grid SE 000 850
 Altitude 280m
 Geology Drift over Five Yard Limestone series.
 Record Name Newbiggin CP. Three burnt mounds at Millbeck Springs.
 Record Description This is a very significant burnt mound complex comprising no less than three relatively undisturbed burnt mounds (Despite the diversion of the spring stream and construction of a water collection tank installation at the Spring Head: Site 1 = large, high*. This large site is East of Millbeck on the N bank of an old spring stream now diverted as a water supply. Site 2 = medium*, average. On the opposite bank of the same channel. Site 3 = medium*, average, is on the West bank of Millbeck. *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 See photographs
 Image 1 ID 324         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Newbiggin CP. Millbeck Springs. Three burnt Mounds.
 Image 2 ID 325         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Newbiggin CP. Millbeck Springs. Three burnt Mounds.
 Image 3 ID 326         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Newbiggin CP. Millbeck Springs. Three burnt Mounds.
 Image 4 ID 327         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Newbiggin CP. Millbeck Springs. Three burnt Mounds.
 Image 5 ID 328         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Newbiggin CP. Millbeck Springs. Three burnt Mounds.
 Image 6 ID 329         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description Newbiggin CP. Millbeck Springs. Three burnt Mounds.
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