Round Barrow, 50m South of Sour Leys Farm

North Yorkshire

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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

North Yorkshire County Council

District Council

Ryedale District Council

Parish

Rievaulx

Parliamentary Constituency

Thirsk and Malton

Grid Reference

SE572572 (457207, 487919)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.2835, -1.12119

Nearest Postcode

YO62 5LX

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Notes

The site of a round barrow, located 50 metres south of Sour Leys Farm. The barrow measures 14 metres in diameter and stands up to 1.8 metres high. It appears to have been constructed with a large quantity of rough stone, generally cobble-sized, but up to 0.4 metres across. The remains of the 4 metre wide trench dug by Cecil Duncombe cuts through the middle of the mound. No surrounding ditch is visible, but one may survive as a buried feature, as has been the case with other barrows in the region. Scheduled.

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