Great Ayton Moor round cairns

North Yorkshire

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Remains of Clearance Cairn at NZ 60039 11988
Remains of Clearance Cairn at NZ 60039 11988

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Later Prehistoric
Round Cairn

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

North Yorkshire County Council

District Council

Hambleton District Council


Great Ayton

Parliamentary Constituency

Richmond (Yorks)

Grid Reference

SE600600 (459991, 511946)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.4992, -1.07358

Nearest Postcode

YO21 2RU

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A group of 14 cairns, almost certainly stone clearance heaps and probably outliers of the group recorded as NZ 51 SE 32. Many are denuded, average diameter id 5 metres and average height is 0.3 metres. One is noticeably larger, measuring 10 metres in diameter and 0.7 metres high.

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