Linear Dyke Extending for 2.2km in Coneysthorpe Banks Wood
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North Yorkshire County Council
Ryedale District Council
Thirsk and Malton
SE724724 (472375, 472466)
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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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