Round Barrow on Dunsley Moor, Known As Swarth Howe
North Yorkshire County Council
Scarborough Borough Council
Scarborough and Whitby
SE843843 (484305, 508916)
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A Neolithic polished stone axe, found by H. Walker, "on the track...to Swarth Howe [?Penny Howe] Tumulus", was kept by the finder, who moved to Canada.
Swarth Howe round barrow was excavated by Samuel Anderson of Whitby probably around 1852. He found an urn and two jet(stone)rings.
John D Hunter, 2 March 2013
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