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Burnt Mound / Fulacht Fia

Nearest Town:Newport Shrops. (6km E)
OS Ref (GB):   SJ67531901 / Sheet: 127
Latitude:52° 46' 2.28" N
Longitude:   2° 28' 52.66" W

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Description from Pastscape:

A kidney-shaped mound is situated at SJ 67521899 upon level ground within an arable field under pasture. It measures 18.0m N-S by 15.0 to 18.0m E-W, there being a hollow in the W side. The maximum height is 0.8m. The mound, a presumed prehistoric cooking site, is composed of black earth with burnt stones, and is well-preserved. Surveyed at 1:2500.
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
9th September 2011ce