Round Barrow on Three Howes Rigg, 450m South East of White Cross

North Yorkshire

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Bronze Age
Carved Stone

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

North Yorkshire County Council

District Council

Scarborough Borough Council



Parliamentary Constituency

Scarborough and Whitby

Grid Reference

SE681681 (468143, 510370)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.484, -0.948077

Nearest Postcode

YO21 2HS

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Two Bronze Age round barrows forming the southern most pair of a line of five barrows (see also NZ 61 SE 39). The northern barrow measures 18m in diameter by 1.7m high. The southern barrow is 17m in diameter and is situated on a slope so that it is 0.5m high on its northern side and 1.5 on the southern. It is surrounded by a 6m wide platform with a slight ditch on the northern side. There is a small upright stone on the eastern lip of the southern barrow, it is 0.35m by 0.1m with 0.8m exposed above the ground. There are three inscriptions on the stone of different dates. The three inscriptions are a cross, the date 1882 and a bench mark. Scheduled..

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