Mickleden Beck Prehistoric Cairnfield and Field System, Funerary Cairn and a Medieval Dispersed Settlement Centred 840m South West of Pike of Stickle


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Field System

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English Heritage

County Council

Cumbria County Council

District Council

South Lakeland District Council



Parliamentary Constituency

Westmorland and Lonsdale

Grid Reference

SJ268268 (326809, 506752)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.4507, -3.12894

Nearest Postcode

LA22 9JY

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Group of cairns, forming part of Mickleden Beck cairnfield. This group comprises over 30 cairns, standing up to 0.6 metres high. Traces of an associated field system survive within the group, consisting of a cross-valley wall and a series of stone banks. Pollen samples taken from beneath the cross-valley wall suggest a pre-medieval date.

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