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Earthworks at Stainton

The earthworks surrounding Stainton in North Yorkshire are part of a rich archaeological tapestry that speaks to the region’s ancient past. These structures are believed to be remnants of extensive field systems, possibly dating back to the post-Roman period.

Grinton Lodge Earthworks

The earthworks that sit on the hillside between Grinton Lodge and the B6270 are part of a fascinating archaeological landscape in North Yorkshire. These features are distinct from the nearby Grinton-Fremington Dyke System, which dates back to the post-Roman period and is believed to have formed part of the boundary of an early British kingdom.

Near Moor, North Yorkshire

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Rock Art on Near Moor Site Notes For all my Grid Reference i give are from Ordnance Survey outdoor leisure 26 map ”North York Moors” western area. At SE48090 98917 this Neolithic Pointer lay’s close to a Bronze Age Field System. I have explored this area several times and find that much more time is …

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Hutton Moor Henge, North Yorkshire

  Hutton Moor Henge, North Yorkshire. Hutton Moor Henge, Photo by Ray Selkirk  

Cleave Dyke Defensive System, North Yorkshire

Cleave Dyke System The Cleave dyke system is several Dykes which combine to create a boundary of between 9 and 18 kilometres running north south to the west of Thirsk. To date excavations have found minimal dating evidence, but a pre roman date has been given which means if not built by Venutius the Dyke …

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Tor Dyke, North Yorkshire

Tor Dyke – North Yorkshire Preliminary Report Tor Dyke can be seen traced by the full length of the wall seen in the picture, it extends the natural escarpment of Cam Head which can be seen to the far left. This view is from the eastern side looking west. Introduction “Around AD70 the rebel Brigantian …

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Roman Rig Defensive Dyke, South Yorkshire

Roman Rig The Roman Rig is a defensive dyke built to defend against attack from the south. It runs from Sheffield, past Templeborough and carries on almost to Doncaster. If this is a Brigantian dyke it would certainly add weight to Websters definition of the Roman border in the period. Diagram of Roman Rig (based …

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Uffington White Horse, Oxfordshire

Uffington White Horse – Uffington, Oxfordshire. The white horse at Uffington dates to around 1000BC and sits amongst lofty company, close to Uffington Castle Iron Age Hill Fort and also to Waylands Smithy, a Bronze Age passage grave. The horse was dated to between 1400 – 600 BC by the Oxford University Reasearch Unit in …

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Kilgram Bridge, North Yorkshire

Introduction This research report provides information regarding the recent finding of a Roman paved ford at Kilgram, close to Masham in North Yorkshire. The ford is well preserved thanks to it being “protected” by it’s use as a foundation for the Norman bridge built directly over it. Due to this, it is one of the …

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Housesteads, Northumberland

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