Cairnfield in Slate Pits Wood, 170m North West of Oak Cottage


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Parliamentary Constituency

Colne Valley

Grid Reference

SE119119 (411905, 410927)

WGS84 Coordinates

53.5945, -1.82011

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A cairnfield in Slate Pitts Wood consisting of at least six cairns and a number of rubble banks. The grass-covered cairns are between 3 metres and 6 metres in diameter and are up to 0.5 metres high. The rubble banks are grass covered and are 2-3 metres wide and typically 0.3 metres high. The banks are concentrated in the north west corner of the wood. One of the banks in this area is fragmentary and consists of a series of linear stone mounds. The cairns are scheduled, the other earthworks have been descheduled.

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