NT9328 : Rough grazing south-west of White Law

taken 8 years ago, near to Akeld, Northumberland, Great Britain

Rough grazing south-west of White Law
Rough grazing south-west of White Law
Viewed from the permissive footpath that joins White Law and Yeavering Bell the whole hillside here is divided up by ancient field boundaries. Higher up the hill, on Swint's Law, three mounds were excavated in the 1850s and the remains of these are clearly visible on aerial photos and may be connected to the field system. It is unclear whether these are actually Bronze Age burial mounds as originally reported LinkExternal link
The area on the far (south) side of the parish boundary wall has been investigated and revealed many hut circles and rectangular enclosures also of likely prehistoric date. Apparently, dense bracken growth prevented investigation of the area shown here to the north-west of the boundary LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 26 September, 2009
Category
Hillside > Hillside   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 939 287 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:33.1176N 2:5.8377W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 941 289
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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