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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 52
 Date Entered 11/01/2011
 Updated on 13/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Location Witton Fell. Spring rise at small sike on northern side of Sowden Beck.
 Civil Parish East Witton
 Brit. National Grid SE 1375 8448
 Altitude 308m
 Record Name East Witton.Witton Fell. Two Burnt Mound(s)
 Record Description Two large burnt mounds on opposite banks of the stream at the same spring head Site 1 = Witton Fell Springs Large, high. Site 2 = Witton Fell Springs Large, average Both these sites at the same spring rise. Suitable to visit. Other evidence for early settlement on Witton Fell includes one or two isolated round cairns and small cairnfield settlements.
 Additional Notes 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 1691         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Burnt mound , the larger of two adjacent sites at this location.
 Image 2 ID 1692         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Burnt mound , the larger of two adjacent sites at this location.
 Image 3 ID 1693         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Location Plan
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