2016

NZ6003 : Burton Howe, Ingleby Moor

taken 8 years ago, 4 km ENE of Urra, North Yorkshire, England

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Burton Howe, Ingleby Moor
Burton Howe, Ingleby Moor
The last of the setting sun strikes the boundary stone on Burton Howe, a Bronze Age burial mound on Ingleby Moor. The mound was excavated in the 1950s and is described by Historic England as a “Bronze Age round barrow of two constructional phases including kerb surviving as an earthwork. No trace of ditch. Excavation in 1956 revealed central cist, cremation burials and pottery”, (see LinkExternal link ).

The plume of smoke on the right of the photo is from the burning of the heather to encourage new growth to feed the grouse.

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Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts Uplands Moorland Primary Subject: Tumulus other tags: Cleveland Way Bronze Age Burial Mound Round Barrow Heather Moor Sunset Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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NZ6003, 30 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Mick Garratt   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 23 February, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 February, 2016
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 6079 0325 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:25.2638N 1:3.8791W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 6079 0325
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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