Rey Cross (Bowes Moor)
A number of monuments can be seen in this area, including the remains of a Bronze Age or Iron Age settlement. made up of hit circles and enclosures. Two round cairns, probably of a similar date, are also visible. A later medieval shieling and two pillow mounds can be seen nearby. These sites are all Scheduled Ancient Monuments protected by law.
|Historical period:||Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
|Legal status:||Scheduled Monument|
National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1016468
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Source of Reference
Local History of Bowes Moor
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