Three Cairns on Ravock, Bowes Moor, 830m North East of Ravock Castle

County Durham

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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Durham County Council



Parliamentary Constituency

Bishop Auckland

Grid Reference

SJ959959 (395863, 514432)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.525, -2.06393

Nearest Postcode

DL12 9JE

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Three Bronze Age cairns at Ravock on Bowes Moor. The westernmost cairn is 5 meters in diameter and 0.5 meters high. The central cairn is 8 meters in diameter and 0.5 meters high. The easternmost cairn is 5.5 meters in diameter and 1 meter high. All three are composed of sandstone rubble and boulders. All three have had some material robbed for walling, the easternmost is the least affected by this. Scheduled.

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