Late Prehistoric Enclosed Settlement in Crosley Wood, Bingley, 185m North of Scourer Bridge
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SE118118 (411842, 438569)
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A late prehistoric enclosed settlement, occupying a natural terrace overlooking the River Aire in Crosley Wood. The enclosure is an approximate oval, 80 metres long and 65 metres wide. It has a rubble bank, of which some stretches are faced with orthostats. Other stretches may also have originally been so faced, but the orthostats have been removed in the past, leaving a low rubble bank. Excavation in 1964-5 showed that the enclosure consisted of two lines of orthostats with a sandstone rubble infill, forming a wall 3 metres wide. The wall survived to a height of 0.5 metres. Scheduled.
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