Tongue How Prehistoric Stone Hut Circle Settlements, Field Systems, Funerary Cairns, Cemetery & Cairnfield, Romano-British Farmstead, Shieling & Lynchets
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Cumbria County Council
Copeland Borough Council
Ennerdale and Kinniside
SJ071071 (307116, 509693)
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The earthworks and buried remains of four prehistoric stone hut circle settlements, associated field systems, funerary cairns, a cairn cemetery and an extensive cairnfield, a Romano-British farmstead and a medieval shieling and associated lynchets. They are located on Tongue How, which lies at the western end of Town Bank, a large area of unenclosed moorland on the southern slopes of Lank Rigg, and represents evidence for the prehistoric, Romano-British and medieval exploitation of this landscape. Please see the separate child records for the individual monument types. Scheduled.
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