Ring Cairn, 500m North West of Burbage Bridge

South Yorkshire

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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

District Council

Sheffield

County Council (Unitary)

Sheffield

Parish

Sheffield

Parliamentary Constituency

Sheffield, Hallam

Grid Reference

SE257257 (425677, 380936)

WGS84 Coordinates

53.3245, -1.61446

Nearest Postcode

S11 7TY

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Notes

A Bronze Age ring cairn situated on the western edge of a stream, 500 metres north west of Burbage Bridge. The ring cairn is roughly circular with external dimensions of 10 metres by 9.5 metres. It comprises a bank of stones and turf standing to a maximum height of about 0.4 metres and varying in width between 1.5 metres and 2.4 metres. The internal dimensions of the ring cairn are 7.5 metres by 6 metres. On the southern side of the ring cairn is an opening into the centre of the feature comprising a gap in the bank of about 1.3 metres wide. The monument occupies an area of stone strewn moorland. The interior of the ring cairn, however, is a flat stone free area. Scheduled.

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