Prehistoric Settlements and Cairnfield, Medieval Farmsteads, Bloomeries and Charcoal Pits, 840m South of Cronkley on Bracken Rigg

County Durham

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Enclosed Hut Circle Settlement

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Durham County Council



Parliamentary Constituency

Bishop Auckland

Grid Reference

SJ865865 (386511, 528067)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.6474, -2.20906

Nearest Postcode

DL12 0EP

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The remains of a prehistoric settlement which lies at the foot of Bracken Rigg, between Bracken Rigg and the foot of Skyer Beck. At least three hut circles can be seen, within a complex of rubble banks and small cairns. Scheduled.

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