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Middleton Dean cairn (Round Cairn) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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Middleton Dean (Promontory Fort) — Images

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Heddon Moor cairn (Round Cairn) — Images

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Heddon Moor (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork) — Images

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Dod Hill East (Barrow / Cairn Cemetery) — Images

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Dod Hill East (Barrow / Cairn Cemetery) — Miscellaneous

The remains of a very substantial cairn with several smaller ones, at the bottom of the eastern slopes of Dod Hill, which is an obvious focal point.

Pastscape description:
Although severely robbed, the surviving rim of this round cairn shows it was originally about 23.0m overall diameter.

An arc of earthfast kerbstones is visible around the S side, but the entire NE quadrant has been destroyed by robbing. Standing to a maximum height of 1.3m on the W side, the original height of the cairn was probably at least double this, judging by the large rubble heaps and sheepfolds nearby.

Six metres S. of the cairn, is a compact sub-circular earth and rubble mound about 5.0m in overall diameter and about 1.0m high. It appears undisturbed and cannot be regarded as spoil from the larger mound. Possibly a small satellite cairn, but one cannot be certain on ground evidence.

Remains of a further 4 round cairns, between 3.5 metres and 5 metres in diameter and up to 0.5 metres high, can be seen to the south and east.

Dod Hill (Long Cairn) — Images

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Threestone Burn (Stone Circle) — Images

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Hedgehope (Cairn(s)) — Images

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Cocklawburn Beach Rings (Natural Rock Feature) — Miscellaneous

A mile to the southeast was a massive cairn, which yielded finds but is now gone. From pastscape:
(centred NU 039470) A tumulus of water-worn stones, about 26 feet high and 50 feet diameter, stood about 250 yards from High Water Mark, on the very extreme limit of the cultivated land, on the left of the road from Cheswick to the beach. When opened in 1826, it was found to contain several secondary inhumations, and, at its centre, a primary burial in a cist, 5 feet x 2 feet 6 inches, together with a bronze knife-dagger, now in the B.M.

No trace of a cairn in the area.

Mire Loch (Hillfort) — Images

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