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Cairns A & B

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<b>Cairns A & B</b>Posted by CreyrImage © claire heron
Nearest Town:Appleby-In-Westmr. (9km N)
OS Ref (GB):   NY647119 / Sheet: 91
Latitude:54° 30' 3.43" N
Longitude:   2° 32' 42.52" W

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These two fellas lay on open land besides the Great Asby Road. The most easterly of the pair is the most interesting and shows the remains of a ditch and a possible granite boulder kerb. There is also a small granite boulder in the middle of the cairn. fitzcoraldo Posted by fitzcoraldo
11th March 2004ce
Edited 20th April 2004ce

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The famous barrow digger Cannon Greenwell excavated these barrows and recovered broken bones from Cairn A and the scattered bones of two bodies, the bones of an ox and a later insertion cremation in a collared urn from Cairn B fitzcoraldo Posted by fitzcoraldo
11th March 2004ce
Edited 11th March 2004ce