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Curvilinear stone enclosure, East Mellwaters, Bowes (East Mellwaters)

East Mellwaters. The settlement is to the north of the Sleightholme Beck 1990
East Mellwaters. The settlement is to the north of the Sleightholme Beck 1990

These are the remains of a small Iron Age settlement. A curved stone enclosure contains a number of round houses. A later sheepfold has damaged one end of the enclosure (1) (2).

Reference number:D2421
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Early Iron Age (800BC to 300BC)

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of East Mellwaters


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