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Birchen Edge North

Ring Cairn

<b>Birchen Edge North</b>Posted by stubobImage © stubob
Nearest Town:Bakewell (8km SW)
OS Ref (GB):   SK285734 / Sheet: 119
Latitude:53° 15' 23.32" N
Longitude:   1° 34' 21.89" W

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<b>Birchen Edge North</b>Posted by stubob


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This ring cairn is quite near to the road but is still tricky to find. A bit more visible(??) than the Birchen Edge South ring cairn, but also not very impressive.
At around 20x20m the 2m wide banking is just about covered by peat, grass and heather.
A cairn is built on to the NE corner of the bank ( really).
Excellent views across Ramsley and Big Moors. Nelson's ships on Birchen Edge itself are visible quarter of a mile away across the moor, to the South(ish).
stubob Posted by stubob
8th January 2003ce
Edited 6th May 2003ce