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Viewing swaag.org website implies consent to set cookies on your computer. Full details Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group
Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 16
 Date Entered 09/01/2011
 Updated on 30/03/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 SWAAG Site Whitaside
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 28/03/2012
 Location Grinton CP. In pasture 200m south of High Lane, Whitaside
 Civil Parish Grinton
 Brit. National Grid SD 99080 97021
 Altitude 390m
 Geology Spring rise above the Middle Limestone
 Record Name Grinton CP. Burnt mound close to unenclosed round house settlement (recorded seperately) In pasture 200m south of High Lane, Whitaside.
 Record Description Prominent burnt mound of characteristic crescentic double hump form at spring rise in pasture. Ring cairn or unenclosed round house and later field system nearby.
 Dimensions Medium, 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 2536         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description The burnt mound, view to north west and Calver.
 Image 2 ID 2532         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description The burnt mound viewed from east.
 Image 3 ID 2533         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 4 ID 2534         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 5 ID 2535         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 6 ID 2537         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description Note the curving stone bank at the rear of the burnt mound.
 
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