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Fan Gyhirych (Round Cairn) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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Fan Nedd (Northern summit) (Round Cairn) — Images

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Maen Llia (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Images

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Hepburn Moor (Cairn(s)) — Images

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Berthele's Stone (Natural Rock Feature) — Images

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Tynemouth Castle (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork) — Images

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Birney Hill (relocated) (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) — Images

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Benthall Cairn (Beadnell) (Cist) — Images

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Northumberland (County) — Images

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Burrow (Hillfort) — Images

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Wart Hill Camp (Hillfort) — Images

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Grindle (Round Barrow(s)) — Images

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Caer Caradoc (Hillfort) — Images

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Kemerton Camp (Hillfort) — Images

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Nottingham Hill (Hillfort) — Images

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Grindle (Round Barrow(s)) — Miscellaneous

There are two surviving round barrows on the southern shoulder of Grindle. A further barrow formerly crowned the summit of the hill, but has been destroyed.

Descriptions from the Shropshire HER:
Southern barrow (SO 4286 9241)

The monument includes a bowl barrow situated overlooking a steep east-facing scarp slope. The barrow is visible as a well defined, slightly oval, mound with dimensions of 10m north-east to south-west by 9m transversely and standing up to 0.6m high. The summit of the mound has been disturbed and hollowed to a depth of 0.2m by exploration at some time in the past. Although not visible at surface level, a ditch, from which material was quarried during the construction of the monument, surrounds the mound. This has become infilled over the years but survives as a buried feature some 2m wide.

Visited during a condition survey by the English Heritage Field Monument Warden, in 2000. Condition recorded as fair - covered by thick old heather.

Northern barrow (SO 4290 9244)

The monument includes a bowl barrow situated on the lip of a steep east facing scarp slope. The barrow is visible as a well defined, slightly oval mound of earth and stone construction, with dimensions of 11.7m north east to south west by 10m transversely and standing up to 0.8m high. The summit of the mound is flattened and slightly hollowed as a result of exploration at some time in the past forming a shallow central crater 3m in diameter and 0.2m deep. The centre of this crater shows the inner fabric of the mound to comprise angular limestone blocks of a fairly uniform size between 10cm and 20cm. Although not visible at surface level, a ditch, from which material was quarried during the construction of the monument, surrounds the mound. This has become infilled through the passage of time but survives as a buried feature some 2m wide.

Visited during a condition survey by the English Heritage Field Monument Warden, in 2000. Condition recorded as fair - covered by thick old heather.

Summit barrow (destroyed - SO 4300 9265)

The most northerly of the three barrows on Grindle Nills, circular in plan, 40ft in diameter by 18ins high.

The barrow has been destroyed. Its site is marked at SO4302 9265 by a roughly circular bed of stones, within an area of heather, 7.5m in diameter, upon which, on the N side, stands a modern cairn of stones. Embedded into the S side is an OS triangulation bolt.

Tynemouth Castle (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork) — Images

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