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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 63
 Date Entered 12/01/2011
 Updated on 17/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 SWAAG Site Name 
 Site Type 
 Site Name 
 Site Description 
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Location Flout Moor Lane, Haw Beck Springs
 Civil Parish Thoralby
 Brit. National Grid SD 976 871
 Altitude 335m
 Geology Spring rise below Five Yard Limestone.
 Record Name Flout Moor lane. Two large Burnt Mounds at spring head 800m west of Castle Dikes Henge.
 Record Description See Location Plan and Ste Plans (Laurie 2004, Figure 8.3 and attached. Two Burnt Mounds in rough pasture immediately to the east of Flout Moor Lane: These two burnt mounds are situated at Haw Beck Springs on rising ground which overlooks Castle Dykes henge which is visible from the burnt mounds just 800m to the East. Settlement and field system 200m to the east in pasture on the eastern side of Flout Moor Lane. Both these burnt mounds at Haw Beck Springs are of large and are undisturbed. See Site plan. *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.
SD 976 871Centre
 Dimensions Large, high.*
 Geographical area 
 Scientific Name 
 Common / Notable Species 
 Tree and / or Stem Girth 
 Tree: Position / Form / Status 
 Tree Site ID 0
 Associated Site SWAAG ID 0
 Additional Notes These two substantial burnt mounds, together with the unenclosed platform settlement and field system located in pasture immediately west of Flout Moor Lane in view of the juxtaposition of these burnt mounds which are potentially of late Neolithic Age, with Castle Dikes henge which is visible from the Burnt Mounds just 1km to the east.
 Image 1 ID 253         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description One of the two large burnt mounds at Haw Beck Springs
 Image 2 ID 1759         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description 
 Image 3 ID 1755         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Location Plan. Prehistoric Sites on Flout Moor.
 Image 4 ID 1756         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Flout Moor Springs. Two Burnt Mounds. Site Plan.
 Image 5 ID 1757         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Castle Dikes Henge in winter.
 Image 6 ID 1758         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description Castle Dikes Henge. A.P. K. St. Joseph
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