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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 25
 Date Entered 09/01/2011
 Updated on 13/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Burnt Mound
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Army Range
 Location Marske,Cordilleras Ranges.Buzzard Scar, double site
 Civil Parish Marske
 Brit. National Grid NZ 088 040
 Altitude 348m
 Geology Richmond chert.
 Record Name Marske,Cordilleras Ranges.Buzzard Scar. One very large and prominent burnt mound and one much smaller site.
 Record Description Complex site on open heath above Marske Beck (two sites adjacent), wide views towards Holgate How. This large site comrises a number of mounds arranged aroiund a central trough. It is low and turf covered. The smaller site is located at the edge of the dry ground a few m. to the north. This burnt mound complex is located just 300m to the north of a round house settlement, recorded seperately, located on a terrace below Buzzard Scar.
 Dimensions Large, medium and medium low
 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 1687         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Burnt mound above Buzzard Scar. View towards Holgate How (Round Barrow on summit and carved rocks below)
 Image 2 ID 1688         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Round house settlement below Buzzard Scar. Scanned slide.
 
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