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Cairn to SW of Hardknott Castle

Round Cairn

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Cairn to SW of Hardknott Castle (Round Cairn) by GLADMAN Looking from near the summit of Harter Fell the cairn occupies a prominent position overlooking what must have always been the route across these hills. The Roman fort of Hardknott Castle (Mediobogdvm) stands above to the right. Well it would, wouldn't it? But then we know from experience that Bronze Age peoples (assuming this cairn is actually from that period) often avoided the highest spot. Talking of 'highest spots', England's highest peaks crown the horizon.
GLADMAN Image Credit: Robert Gladstone
Posted by GLADMAN
5th December 2011ce
Edited 5th December 2011ce
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Comments (2)

Panning round leftwards slightly, you would see the area of the Burnmoor complex, situated on a higher level. Surely there is a connection?
The Eternal Posted by The Eternal
8th December 2011ce
Yeah, I stuck something on about that back in January, as I recall.... although the photos weren't exactly the best I've ever taken. In fact, with the possible exception of the Sunkenkirk, Burnmoor - for my money - is Lakeland's finest site if you consider siting, vibe etc.. GLADMAN Posted by GLADMAN
10th December 2011ce
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