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Round cairn north of Woodhouse (Corsenside)

A Bronze Age round cairn stands in a raised position on the eastern slopes of Corsenside Common. It is built of earth and stone and measures 9m in diameter by up to 0.6m high. The top of the cairn has been slightly disturbed by excavation, although it is not known by whom or when. On the edge of the cairn a Roman milestone was erected in 1971. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N7948
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Corsenside


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