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Round cairn north of Tom's Crags (Tarset with Greystead)

A substantial Bronze Age round cairn stands on the bank of the River Irthing. It is roughly oval in shape and made up of large angular stones. The cairn stands over one metre high and a later sheep pen has been built into one side. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N6148
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Tarset with Greystead
Local History of Tarset with Greystead


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