SE4237 : Becca Banks (2)

taken 3 years ago, near to Aberford, Leeds, Great Britain

Becca Banks (2)
Becca Banks (2)
Part of the Aberford Dykes.
Becca Banks are a series of earthworks and ramparts that tumble steeply down to the Cock Beck. They stretch for at least two miles north westwards from Aberford.
There is some debate as to their origin, but the favourite is Late Iron Age for purposes of defence and protection.
They are covered in woods so the full extent of these tumuli are difficult to appreciate, but would certainly have been an impressive and awesome sight when first constructed.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 26 February, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 28 February, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 4281 3778 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:50.0712N 1:21.0589W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 4281 3776
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Tumuli  Ancient Ramparts  Earthworks  Dykes  Woodland 

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