Keys to the Past

East Mellwaters, Bowes (East Mellwaters)

The ditched enclosure lies at the top of the escarpment south of Sleightholme Beck. No traces of buildings have been found inside the earthwork but it may have been a small homestead similar to Iron Age examples at the eastern end of the Stainmore Pass.

Reference number:D6356
Historical period: Prehistoric (500000BC to 43AD)

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Source of Reference
Local History of East Mellwaters


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