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Monument Number 57566

Hob Uid: 57566
Location :
North Yorkshire
Ryedale
Hawnby
Grid Ref : SE5843092880
Summary : Two Bronze Age round barrows and later boundary marker.
More information : (SE 584929) Tumuli (NR).

(A - SE 58439288) Pile of Stones (NAT)

(B - SE 58449291) Hanging Stone (NAT). (1)

A - at SE 584928 Cairn of stones 50ft diameter 4-5ft high; depression
in centre.

B - at SE 584929 The Hanging Stone, leaning to NW, 11ft long,
1ft 6ins wide, on 20ft cairn. (2)

The two cairns are prominent features and are correctly described by
McDonnell. In fair condition. Hanging Stone is a boundary marker.
Surveyed at 1:10 000. (3)

"SE 584929 - SE 587930. Three round barrows on Helmsley Moor.
Scheduled" (?) Contained in the parishes of Bilsdale Midcable,
Helmsley and Laskill Pasture). (4)

SE 5843 9290. Two round barrows and a boundary stone 800m E of Spout
House Plantation. Scheduled RSM No 25553 (formerly NY/365).
The S barrow stands 1.5m high with a diameter of 14m. A central
depression marks a former excavation. The N barrow stands 1m high
with a diameter of 10m. On its E flank lies a later boundary stone
known as the Hanging Stone which formerly stood upright in the centre
of the mound. The stone is 3.3m long and 0.5m square in section and
has a large column of modern stones forming a cairn placed upon it.
A second large stone, 2m long, lies on the S side of the mound. (5)


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Source details : OS 6" 1958
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Source details : Hist of Helmsley 1963-377-8 (J McDonnell)
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Source details : F1 BHP 17-NOV-73
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Source details : DOE (IAM) AMs Eng 1978 49
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Source details : English Heritage Scheduling Amendment 17/11/94
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
Monument End Date : -700
Monument Start Date : -2600
Monument Type : Round Barrow
Evidence : Earthwork
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1901
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Boundary Stone
Evidence : Structure

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : NY 365
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 25553
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 59 SE 16
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Associated Activities :
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1973-11-17
End Date : 1973-11-17