Prehistoric Cairnfield and Linear Boundary on Thwaites Fell Immediately North of Hodgewife Well


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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Cumbria County Council

District Council

Copeland Borough Council


Millom Without

Parliamentary Constituency


Grid Reference

SJ168168 (316819, 490051)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.2991, -3.27832

Nearest Postcode

LA18 5LB

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Bronze Age cairnfield and linear boundary on Thwaites Fell. The cairnfield consists of six clearance cairns standing up to 0.5 metres high. The boundary runs to the north of the cairnfield, comprising a discontinuous low stone bank or wall. It is aligned north west-south east and can be traced for at least 350 metres.

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