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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 11
 Date Entered 09/01/2011
 Updated on 05/01/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Not known
 Location Grinton Lodge
 Civil Parish Grinton
 Brit. National Grid SE 0455 9760
 Altitude 275m
 Geology Drift over Underset Limestone series of strata.
 Record Name Grinton Moor. Burnt Mound 200m west of Grinton Lodge.
 Record Description Large, 10m diameter, prominent burnt mound of characteristic crescent shape with two mounds and central trough. Located at diverted sike, seepage area just 15m west of the unfenced road from Grinton to Redmire. Entirely heather and turf covered, no burnt stone visible. This burnt mound is located 400m west north west of the unenclosed round house settlement of presumed Bronze Age south of Grinton Lodge (GRI006, 3075) and may be associated with this. Elsewhere throughout Northern Britain, burnt mounds are located in close proximity to similar settlements.
 Dimensions Large, average
 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 1683         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Burnt mound 200m west og Grinton Lodge.
 Image 2 ID 1684         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Survey Plan. Grinton Moor from Cogden Gill to Grinton Gill. Coaxial field system and unenclosed settlement south of Grinton Lodge.
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