Round Cairn 450m South-East of Castle Folds
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Cumbria County Council
Eden District Council
Penrith and The Border
SJ653653 (365265, 508963)
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Round cairn 450m south-east of Castle Folds. A slightly oval mound of partly turf-covered limestone rubble up to 2.3m high with maximum dimensions of 17.8m by 16.5m. At the monument's centre is an oval hollow created by limited antiquarian investigation. Excavation found a rock cut grave measuring 2.45m by 1.45m by 0.6m deep containing a male skeleton over 1.8m tall placed on the left side with hands up to the face, a triangular chert implement was placed near the head. Three secondary burials, described as Anglian, were also located; scheduled.
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