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Ruston Beacon, Ruston Parva, East Yorkshire

Tumulus (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – TA 0584 6128 Archaeology & History A fallen tumulus that once marked the southwestern side of the village boundary line, and was once adjacent to the prehistoric Green Dikes earthworks that once passed here.  … Continue reading

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Nafferton Slack, Driffield, East Yorkshire

Standing Stone (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – TA 040 587 Archaeology & History Information on this stone is sparse and the grid-reference cited is a close approximation of its precise location.  And were it not for the records of Victorian … Continue reading

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Mill Hill, Eastburn, Driffield, East Yorkshire

Tumulus:  OS Grid Reference – SE 987 553 Also Known as: Barrow no.268 (Mortimer) Archaeology & History Once located on the south side of the stream between the ‘lost’ village of Eastburn and the cottages at Battleburn, this burial mound … Continue reading

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