Linear Dyke Extending for 2.2km in Coneysthorpe Banks Wood

North Yorkshire

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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

North Yorkshire County Council

District Council

Ryedale District Council



Parliamentary Constituency

Thirsk and Malton

Grid Reference

SE724724 (472375, 472466)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.1427, -0.891951

Nearest Postcode

YO60 7DG

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Earthwork remains of a Bronze Age double-ditched cross dyke extending for 280m north east to south west across Barton Heights ending at the edge of Coneysthorpe Banks. The dyke has three parallel banks with intervening ditches. The banks are up to 5m wide and 0.6m high. The eastern ditch is 7m wide and 0.9m deep whilst the western ditch is 5m wide and 0.8m deep.

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