Round Barrow on Shortgate Hill, 500m South East of Coomb Slack Farm

North Yorkshire

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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

North Yorkshire County Council

District Council

Scarborough Borough Council


Hutton Buscel

Parliamentary Constituency

Scarborough and Whitby

Grid Reference

SE961961 (496124, 488965)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.2871, -0.523193

Nearest Postcode

YO13 9AB

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A round barrow situated on Shortgate Hill. The barrow has a well defined earth and stone mound standing up to 1 metre high. It is round in shape and measures 9 metres in diameter. In the centre of the mound there is a hollow caused by part excavation in the past. The mound is surrounded by a ditch 2 metres wide, which survives up to 0.2 metres deep. Scheduled.

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