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placename:- Giant's Graves
locality:- Burnbanks
parish Bampton parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
tumulus
coordinates:- NY503159
10Km square:- NY51
References OS County Series

1Km square NY5015

descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
image OT01P082, button   goto source.
Page 82:-
On the common called Burnbanks, near the foot of Hawes Water, there are five tumuli of earth called Giants' Graves.
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

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