A Bowl Barrow on Birdsall Wold, 750m East of Aldro Farm
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Early Bronze Age
North Yorkshire County Council
Ryedale District Council
Thirsk and Malton
SE816816 (481632, 462812)
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A bowl barrow extant as a plough-damaged mound circa 20 metres in diameter and 0.5 metres high. It was excavated in 1866 by Mortimer, who found an oval grave beneath the centre of the mound containing a crouched adult inhumation with 2 Food Vessels and a flint knife. Near the top of the mound was an urned cremation. the mound also contained Beaker sherds, plus flints including a knife and some scrapers.
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